preferred provider organization

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Definition of preferred provider organization 

: ppo

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Gail Trauco's insurer is eliminating her company's policy known as a preferred provider organization, or PPO, replacing it with a health maintenance organization, or HMO, a change that would limit the choice of doctors for her five employees. Joyce M. Rosenberg, USA TODAY, "As health premiums rise, small businesses seek alternatives," 9 Dec. 2017 Gail Trauco's insurer is eliminating her company's policy known as a preferred provider organization, or PPO, replacing it with a health maintenance organization, or HMO, a change that would limit the choice of doctors for her five employees. Joyce M. Rosenberg, USA TODAY, "As health premiums rise, small businesses seek alternatives," 9 Dec. 2017 Gail Trauco's insurer is eliminating her company's policy known as a preferred provider organization, or PPO, replacing it with a health maintenance organization, or HMO, a change that would limit the choice of doctors for her five employees. Joyce M. Rosenberg, USA TODAY, "As health premiums rise, small businesses seek alternatives," 9 Dec. 2017 Gail Trauco's insurer is eliminating her company's policy known as a preferred provider organization, or PPO, replacing it with a health maintenance organization, or HMO, a change that would limit the choice of doctors for her five employees. Joyce M. Rosenberg, Houston Chronicle, "As health premiums rise, small businesses seek alternatives," 8 Dec. 2017

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preferred provider organization

noun
pre·​ferred pro·​vid·​er organization | \prə-ˌfərd-prə-ˈvīd-ər- \

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: ppo

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