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.
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- Preferred Provider Organizations
- Preferred Provider Organization
- Organizations, Preferred Provider
- Organization, Preferred Provider
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Preferred Provider Organizations" by people in Profiles.
Albert DA, Sadowsky D, Papapanou P, Conicella ML, Ward A. An examination of periodontal treatment and per member per month (PMPM) medical costs in an insured population. BMC Health Serv Res. 2006 Aug 16; 6:103.