Preferred Provider Organizations
"Preferred Provider Organizations" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Arrangements negotiated between a third-party payer (often a self-insured company or union trust fund) and a group of health-care providers (hospitals and physicians) who furnish services at lower than usual fees, and, in return, receive prompt payment and an expectation of an increased volume of patients.
|Preferred Provider Organizations
- Preferred Provider Organizations
- Preferred Provider Organization
- Organizations, Preferred Provider
- Organization, Preferred Provider
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