Preferred Provider Organization
Taxonomy Code 305R00000X

Classification: Preferred Provider Organization

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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

Volume numbers are based on primary as well as secondary taxonomy codes of Organizations.

Preferred Provider Organizations Ratio per 10,000 Population by State

Data based on 2014 Census Population Estimates. Organization information last updated 10/19/2017


Green Color Indicates no Organization(s) recorded for that state

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The NPI Database was last updated on 10/19/2017 with 5,376,918 records.

Preferred Provider Organizations per State with Population Ratio