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Health maintenance organization

Introduction: Health maintenance organization

Description of Health maintenance organization

Health maintenance organization: Organized systems for providing comprehensive prepaid health care that have five basic attributes: (1) provide care in a defined geographic area; (2) provide or ensure delivery of an agreed-upon set of basic and supplemental health maintenance and treatment services; (3) provide care to a voluntarily enrolled group of persons; (4) require their enrollees to use the services of designated providers; and (5) receive reimbursement through a predetermined, fixed, periodic prepayment made by the enrollee without regard to the degree of services provided. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988).
Source: MeSH 2007

Health maintenance organization: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Health maintenance organization:

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Terms Similar to Health maintenance organization:

  • Group Health Organizations, Prepaid
  • HMO
  • Prepaid Group Health Organizations

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Health maintenance organization

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Health maintenance organization

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Health maintenance organization

The following list attempts to classify Health maintenance organization into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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