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MSO

Abbreviation for:
management services organisation (see there)
managed service organisation (see there) 
medical service organisation
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Understandably, physicians and hospitals may be reluctant to dismantle a PHO or MSO in which they have invested considerable resources.
Prior to pursuing risk, determine payer willingness to share risk and compare your PHO, IPA, or MSO to the following success features:
During interviews conducted in the spring of 1997, 45 executives and physicians from hospitals, health care systems, physician/hospital organizations (PHOs.sub.), and management services organizations (MSOs) discussed strategies and structures being used in their markets.
Joint contracting strategies are frequently implemented using such models as PHOs and MSOs. The lack of standard industry definitions continues to muddy discussion of these models for physician!