Taxonomy Code 305R00000X

The directory of Preferred Provider Organizations in Columbiana, Alabama was last updated 5/3/2021

Preferred Provider Organizations
Taxonomy Code 305R00000X

Classification: Preferred Provider Organization

Description

A group of physicians and/or hospitals who contract with an employer to provide services to their employees. In a PPO, the patient may got to the physician of his/her choice, even if that physician does not participate in the PPO, but the patient receives care at a lower benefit level.

Notes

Source: Glossary of terms used in managed care Developed by the Managed Care Assembly (MCA) of Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), MGM Journal, September/ October 1995, p. 62