direct contract

direct contract

Managed care A direct contract between a network of providers–physicians, hospitals, etc, and a block of employers or business coalitions, bypassing an HMO or PPO intermediary, insurer or third-party payer. See Third-party payer.
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a strong market niche in uniform sales & educational items through their direct contract with the Broward county school system.
Tenders are invited for Direct Contract For Delivery Of 2017 Training.
The new Arla Direct contract offers a standard litre price of 30.
Under the new direct contract, which was signed on November 15, gas prices for Bulgaria may drop by over 20% compared to the January 1, 2012 tariffs.
PSA Pilots fly regional aircraft under the US Airways Express brand and they have been in direct contract negotiations with the carriers management since June 2009.
Chancellor Hisham Magdy, representative of the public funds prosecution, presented to the court a report issued by the deputy head of the State Council in 2008 saying that the contract was illegal and violated Article 7 of the tenders and auctions law since it was not necessary to issue a direct contract.
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This direct contract notice only applies to the following e-learning material (the original invitation to tender a sub-area C), junior high Spanish.
Established distribution channel, direct contract with CVS, Walgreen, Navarro and other big companies.
That change should result in a change from the present relationship to a direct contract between the patient/consumer and his or her chosen physician.
Chao developed and implemented innovative health benefit strategies and developed and implemented a direct contract managed care plan.