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health maintenance organization

noun
1.
a plan for comprehensive health services, prepaid by an individual or by a company for its employees, that provides treatment, preventive care, and hospitalization to each participating member in a central health center.
Abbreviation: HMO.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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health maintenance organization in Medicine

health maintenance organization n.
An HMO.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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