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Preferred Provider Organizations MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Preferred Provider Organizations
Tree Number(s)
N03.219.521.576.343.800.750
N04.590.374.410.750
Unique ID
D011243
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011243
Annotation
specify geog if possible
Scope Note
Arrangements negotiated between a third-party payer (often a self-insured company or union trust fund) and a group of health-care providers (hospitals and physicians) who furnish services at lower than usual fees, and, in return, receive prompt payment and an expectation of an increased volume of patients.
Entry Version
PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGAN
Entry Term(s)
Organizations, Preferred Provider
Preferred Provider Organization
NLM Classification #
W 130
Previous Indexing
Insurance, Health (1966-1984)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under MANAGED CARE PROGRAMS 1990; was see under INSURANCE, HEALTH 1985-89; was see INSURANCE, HEALTH 1984
Online Note
use INSURANCE, HEALTH to search PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS 1984
History Note
91(85); was see under MANAGED CARE PROGRAMS 1990; was see under INSURANCE, HEALTH 1985-89; was see INSURANCE, HEALTH 1984
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1984/04/13
Revision Date
2019/05/24
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