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What does PPO stand for?

PPO stands for Preferred Provider Organization

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For the first time a majority of the workers in the surveyed companies (55%) were enrolled in a managed-care health plan, defined as a health maintenance organization (HMO), preferred provider organization (PPO) or point-of-service (POS) plan.
AHP began operations over 8 years ago and as of the end of 1993 ranked as the seventh largest preferred provider organizations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area serving approximately 150,000 people in 32 counties through over 2,200 physicians, 40 acute care hospitals, 9 specialty care facilities and numerous other providers.
The company, along with other preferred provider organizations (PPOs), insurance companies and third-party administrators, had been sued by four Louisiana health care providers alleging that the defendants provided legally insufficient notice under Louisiana law of PPO discounts to which the health care providers had contractually agreed.
14 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer Health Network (CHN), New Jersey's largest independent preferred provider organization (PPO), has been approved as a managed care organization (MCO) by the New Jersey Department of Insurance to provide medical services under a workers' compensation policy issued by an insurer, announced Nancy C.