Contents Close
You are currently not signed in. Any products you have purchased will not be available until you Sign In.
For a personalized walk-through of IRMI Online, Request a Demo.

health maintenance organization (HMO)

An organization that offers, provides, or arranges for coverage of designated health services needed by plan members under a prepaid per capita or prepaid aggregate fixed-sum basis. Services are provided through contracts and other arrangements into which the HMO enters with healthcare providers. With limited exceptions, persons enrolled in an HMO must receive healthcare benefits through these contract providers or no insurance benefit is provided. See also Group practice health maintenance organization; Independent practice association; Staff model health maintenance organization.

Links for IRMI Online Subscribers Only: IWC XV.F; PLI XVI.P


Social Media

User ID: Subscriber Status:Free