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preferred-provider organization

[pri-furd-pruh-vahy-der] /prɪˈfɜrd prəˈvaɪ dər/
noun
1.
a comprehensive health-care plan offered to corporate employees that allows them to choose their own physicians and hospitals within certain limits.
Abbreviation: PPO.
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preferred provider organization in Medicine

preferred provider organization pre·ferred provider organization (prĭ'fûrd')
n.

Abbr. PPO A medical insurance plan in which members receive more coverage if they choose health care providers approved by or affiliated with the plan.

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