HMO network

HMO network

Managed care An HMO that contracts with local hospitals to provide in-patient medical services, and with 2 or more independent groups of physicians to provide health services; the group is paid a set amount per HMO enrollee per month; in some, staff physicians may be HMO employees. See HMO.
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"The HMO network is large, so the availability of providers is strong," Warren said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 11, 2016-Scripps included in Health Net's CommunityCare HMO network
Wedig (2010) found that willingness to pay for a larger HMO network increased with income.
Meridian Health Plan of Michigan (MHPM) reportedly includes commercial HMO Network, MHPM Medicaid Managed Care Network, Meridian Advantage Plan of Michigan (HMO SNP) Medicaid MA-PD Plan Network, MHPM Michigan MI Health Link Network and MHPM MICHILD Network.
Although the type of organizational structure, independent specialty and membership vary across an HMO network, all share the collective goal of providing comprehensive care.
However, employees do not need to live in these counties to be able to access the HMO network. Employees can choose a physician in a neighboring county, or in any of these counties, to receive treatment and referrals for specialists.
Workers who chose the "highest performing" tier in a three-tier HMO network saw lower premiums, office co-pays and generic prescription drug costs.
Point-Of-Service (POS): A managed-care option that allows members to seek care outside the HMO network, but at a higher cost (usually in the form of higher premiums, co-payments and deductibles).
In collaboration with the National HMO Network, LACORS conducted a survey of all English councils in March this year, to establish how well they are exercising new licensing powers introduced by the Housing Act 2004.
"It's not usual for us to encounter a situation when a procedure is not available through the HMO network."
A separate survey of physicians and other health care providers in a Washington state HMO network found that while almost all physicians surveyed said they identify smoking status and discuss it with their patients, fewer report taking any further action.