health maintenance organizations (HMO)

Definition of "health maintenance organizations (HMO)"
  1. A Medicare-managed care plan where doctors and other health care providers agree to provide care to Medicare beneficiaries for a fixed monthly payment, typically requiring patients to use providers within the plan
How to use "health maintenance organizations (HMO)" in a sentence
  1. Many seniors choose to enroll in a health maintenance organization for their Medicare benefits.
  2. Under a health maintenance organization, patients typically must receive care from in-network providers.
  3. The monthly cost of a health maintenance organization is set, making it easier for beneficiaries to budget for healthcare.

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