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Health maintenance organizations

Steven Krafchick

Health maintenance organizations

an analysis of policy issues for Washington State

by Steven Krafchick

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Dept. of Health Services, University of Washington in [Seattle] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical care -- Washington (State),
  • Insurance, Health -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statement[Steven Krafchick, principal author].
    ContributionsUniversity of Washington. School of Public Health and Community Medicine.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[107] leaves in various foliations ;
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13621272M
    OCLC/WorldCa17496650

    Choice of doctors and hospitals: You must be treated by doctors and hospitals within the plan’s network of contracted providers in its service area, except in an emergency or if you urgently need care. You usually need a referral from your primary care doctor to see a specialist. (If the plan offers a point of service option, however, you can go out of network for a higher co-pay.). Bookmarks Bookmark your favorite courses and answers for quick reference. Toolkits Access exclusive toolkits full of useful fliers, infographics, presentations, and .

    Introduction to Managed Care book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “Introduction to Managed Care: Health Maintenance Organizations, Preferred Provider Organizations, and Competitive Medical Plans” as Want to Read:4/5(1). Health Maintenance Organization What It Means. A health maintenance organization, commonly referred to as an HMO, is an organization in the United States that provides a specialized form of health insurance for a prepaid monthly fee. With a typical health insurance policy, the insurer is required to pay for medical coverage according to the terms set forth in the insurance plan (called a policy).

      Minnesota lays claim to the idea of prepaid health plans—health services operated and administered by medical doctors and professional staff, and managed by health maintenance organizations (HMOs) —a design formulated in the early s by Dr. Paul M. Ellwood, then executive director of the American Rehabilitation Foundation and the Sister Kenny Institute of Minneapolis. A health maintenance organization is a type of health insurance plan that provides care to members through a network of doctors and hospitals. With an HMO, you pay in advance for your care through.


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Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) provide health insurance coverage for a monthly or annual fee. An HMO limits member coverage to medical care provided through a network of doctors and other.

Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) are a type of managed care health insurance plan that features a network of health care providers that treat a patient population for a prepaid cost.[1] As prepaid health plans, HMOs combine financing and care delivery and thus allegedly provide an incentive to provide cost-efficient quality care.[2] The motivation for the emergence of HMOs was a desire.

W.C. Cockerham, B.P. Hinote, in International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) are managed care prepaid group practices in which a person pays a monthly premium for comprehensive health-care services.

HMOs are oriented toward preventive and ambulatory services intended to reduce rates of hospitalization. In the United States, a health maintenance organization (HMO) is a medical insurance group that provides health services for a fixed annual fee. It is an organization that provides or arranges managed care for health insurance, self-funded health care benefit plans, individuals, and other entities, acting as a liaison with health care providers (hospitals, doctors, etc.) on a prepaid basis.

A type of health insurance plan that usually limits coverage to care from doctors who work for or contract with the HMO. It generally won't cover out-of-network care except in an emergency.

An HMO may require you to live or work in its service area to be eligible for coverage. HMOs often provide integrated care and focus on prevention and wellness.

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Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) constitute a type of managed care plan, whereby a group of hospitals, physicians, and other health‐care providers agree to render health services to beneficiaries for a predetermined monthly amount, also referred to as capitation rates.

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Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Health Maintenance Organizations. Español. A health maintenance organization (HMO) is a type of health plan that provides care to members through a network of doctors, hospitals, and other providers.

The providers in an HMO’s network have agreed to treat HMO members at a discounted rate. This allows the HMO to control costs, so out-of-pocket. Health maintenance organization (HMO), organization, either public or private, that provides comprehensive medical care to a group of voluntary subscribers, on the basis of a prepaid contract.

HMOs bring together in a single organization a broad range of health services and deliver those services for a fixed, prenegotiated fee. Health Maintenance Organizations: Dimensions of Performance: Medicine & Health Science Books @ ed by:   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Health maintenance organizations by John B. Pages:   Locally Researched by: Denise Hicks, Orlando Business Journalam EST Information for this list was gathered from Florida Office of. The Company Licensing and Registration office is responsible for licensing and related activities of Health Maintenance Organizations.

HMO applications are reviewed pursuant to Chapter of the Texas Insurance Code and Ti Part 1, Chapter 11 of the Texas Administrative Code.

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Health maintenance organizations, or HMOs, are a type of health insurance plan. If your coverage is an HMO, you’ll need to pick a primary care physician (or your insurer will pick one for you), and that person will serve as a “gatekeeper,” meaning that you’ll need to see your primary care physician for a referral before you can see a specialist.Health Care Financ Rev.

Fall; 12 (1): 71– This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. During the past decade, the number of and enrollment in health maintenance organizations (HMOs) have grown dramatically. InHMOs served 9 million members.

Bythere were HMOs with over 34 million by: HEALTH MAINTENANCE Health maintenance is a guiding principle in health care that emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention rather than the management of symptoms and illness. It includes the full array of counseling, screening, and other preventive services designed to minimize the risk of premature sickness and death and to assure optimal physical, mental, and emotional health.