open-panel HMO

open-panel HMO

a health maintenance organization (HMO) in which physicians treat both HMO and private patients.
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A sixth, very small, open-panel HMO is not included in the present study because its numbers are too small to analyze.
Persons in high-penetration markets are also more likely to have a choice among several HMOs, including open-panel HMOs that allow members to retain established relationships with physicians.