health maintenance organization health maintenance organization

Definition(s):

  • (n) group insurance that entitles members to services of participating hospitals and clinics and physicians

Usage(s):

  1. In one case, a California health maintenance organization discovered that the fetus a client was carrying had the gene for cystic fibrosis.
  2. In Los Angeles last month, 500 unionized nurses struck a Kaiser Permanente hospital in a contract squabble with the big health maintenance organization.

News

  • Simply Healthcare Picks up Award

    The South Florida Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth has bestowed its 2013 Emerging Company of the Year award on Simply Healthcare, a Florida licensed statewide health maintenance organization, it was announced today.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: HispanicBusiness.com

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