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Health Care Organization

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  • health-maintenance organization — (HMO) A type of health care organization developed in the USA, initially on co operative principles, now increasingly run by profit making corporations. Unlike fee for service medicine, HMOs (a 1970s term) are group practices, providing… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • health maintenance organization — noun closed medical organization, closed medical panel, controlled medical coverage, HMO, supervised medical care Generally group health care coverage, health maintenance coverage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 health maint …   Law dictionary

  • Health Maintenance Organization — (HMO) bezeichnet eine private Sonderform eines bestimmten Krankenversicherungs und Versorgungsmodells, die sich seit etwa 1910 in den USA entwickelt hat. HMOs werden nach dem Health Maintenance Organization Act von 1973 durch die Bundesregierung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • health maintenance organization — health main·te·nance or·ga·ni·za·tion mānt nən(t)s .ȯrg (ə )nə zā shən, mānt ən ən(t)s n HMO * * * (HMO) a broad term encompassing a variety of health care delivery systems utilizing group practice and providing alternatives to the fee for… …   Medical dictionary

  • Health maintenance organization — HMO redirects here. For other uses, see HMO (disambiguation). HealthcareA health maintenance organization (HMO) is a type of managed care organization (MCO) that provides a form of health care coverage in the United States that is fulfilled… …   Wikipedia

  • health maintenance organization — a plan for comprehensive health services, prepaid by an individual or by a company for its employees, that provides treatment, preventive care, and hospitalization to each participating member in a central health center. Abbr.: HMO [1970 75] * *… …   Universalium

  • Health Maintenance Organization — n. heath care program in which one pays a monthly fee and receives health clinic and medical services, type of health insurance plan, HMO …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Health Maintenance Organization — (HMOs) Организации, объединяющие в себе функции страховщика и производителя медицинских услуг. Действуют по принципам Managed Care. Возникли в США; опыт НМО был перенят и в Европе: например, в Швейцарии …   Русско-немецко-английский словарь по здравоохранению

  • Health care provider — A health care provider is an individual or an institution that provides preventive, curative, promotional or rehabilitative health care services in a systematic way to individuals, families or communities. An individual health care provider (also …   Wikipedia

  • Health care in Israel — is both universal and compulsory, and is administered by a small number of organizations with funding from the government. All Israeli citizens are entitled to the same Uniform Benefits Package, regardless of which organization they are a member… …   Wikipedia

  • Health care in Iran — and medical sector s market value was almost US $240 billion in 2002 and is forecast to rise to US $310 billion by 2007. [ [http://www.austrade.gov.au/Health services and pharmaceuticals to Iran/default.aspx Health services and pharmaceuticals to …   Wikipedia

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