network-model HMO

network-model HMO

a managed care system analogous to the group-model health maintenance organization (HMO), but with services provided at multiple sites by multiple groups so that a wider geographic area is served.
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The researchers also conducted a parallel analysis of a separate, network-model HMO with the same study criteria as above, where 11,034 patients had a coverage gap and 3,950 had coverage of their gap with generic medications only.
PCA Health Plans is a network-model HMO with a membership of approximately 113,000 commercial members and 25,000 Medicaid members.
Yet of the 62 predominately network-model HMOs the group surveyed, 60% require doctors to send all or some laboratory specimens to independent labs, and only 5% allow the doctor to choose which independents they use.
Most IPA- and network-model HMOs shift the liability related to medical care to providers of health care.
IPA- and network-model HMOs have fewer opportunities for risk case-finding.
Each of these elements applies to IPA- and network-model HMOs.

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