individual practice association

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in·di·vid·u·al prac·tice as·so·ci·a·tion

(IPA) (in'di-vij'yū-ăl prak'tis ă-sō'sē-ā'shŭn)
Form of health maintenance organization in which the patient does not need a referral or permission to see any physician in the plan.

in·di·vid·u·al prac·tice as·so·ci·a·tion

(IPA) (in'di-vij'ū-ăl prak'tis ă-sō'sē-ā'shŭn)
Form of health maintenance organization in which the patient does not need a referral or permission to see any participating physician.

individual practice association (IPA),

n 1. an organization for the maintenance of the solo private practitioner as a lobbying force and vocal springboard.
2. legal entity organized and operated on behalf of individual participating dental professionals for the primary purpose of collectively entering into contracts to provide dental services to enrolled populations. Dental professionals may practice in their own offices and may provide care to patients not covered by the contract as well as to IPA patients.
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As the regional carrier, Clear One Health Plans would provide children in underserved populations with access to a vast array of high quality providers through a unique alliance of physician partnerships throughout Oregon, including the Mid-Valley Independent Physicians Association (IPA), Douglas County Individual Practice Association (DCIPA), and Mid Rogue Independent Physician Association (IPA).
Much of that expertise came through the work of LIPA - the Lane Individual Practice Association - a for-profit, physician-owned health insurer that administers the Oregon Health Plan in Lane County.
The Lane Individual Practice Association admitted no wrongdoing in the settlement, despite findings in a preliminary state investigation that it had treated OHP clients rudely and disrespectfully; required patients to submit information repeatedly; delayed responses to requests for information; based denials on technicalities; and failed to share information or provide clear explanations about services or procedures to clients.
She worked previously at Lane Individual Practice Association.
July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- RelayHealth Corporation, the nation's premier provider of online doctor-patient communication services, today announced that Santa Clara County Individual Practice Association (SCCIPA), managed by Pacific Partners Management Services, Inc.
The Lane Individual Practice Association, known as LIPA, admitted no wrongdoing in the settlement, reached late Thursday and released to the public Friday.
Priority Health is an individual practice association (IPA) managed care company serving more than 388,000 members for more than 5,500 employers throughout western and northern Michigan.
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In May, a preliminary report by state investigators found the Lane Individual Practice Association, known as LIPA, violated state and federal regulations and the terms of its contract with the state by the way it treated patients, providers and medical vendors.
announced today that it has signed a multi-year agreement with the Colonial Individual Practice Association (IPA) and Colonial Cooperative Care (CCC), expanding Oxford's physician network to include more than 500 primary care physicians and specialists in Eastern Connecticut.
Misys Healthcare Systems, LLC, a market leader in healthcare IT, today announced that the Upper Ohio Valley Individual Practice Association ("The IPA"), a network of nearly 300 physicians across dozens of specialties who collectively own and run the organization, has selected Misys[R] solutions to enable its physician members to provide more efficient, accurate patient care to patients across four counties in Ohio and West Virginia.
In response to a highly critical preliminary investigation by the state, the Lane Individual Practice Association says that overall it does an "excellent job" of administering the state's insurance plan for low-income residents and that it should not be punished for its shortcomings.

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