Health Maintenance Organizations
"Health Maintenance 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.
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)
|Health Maintenance Organizations
- Health Maintenance Organizations
- Prepaid Group Health Organizations
- Organizations, Health Maintenance
- Group Health Organizations, Prepaid
- Health Maintenance Organization
- Organization, Health Maintenance
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