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Dr. Al Hegab
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Hmo (Overview)

HMO stands for health maintenance organization, which is a kind of health insurance. An HMO consists of a group of physicians, specialists and member hospitals. As a patient using an HMO, you agree to use a physician or specialist from within this group of providers.


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Hello - i'm curious what is an hmo plan?

Health Maintenance O: Hmo health maintenance organization will often have you see your primary care provider before seeing a different kind of specialist if additional help is needed. Ppo preferred provide organization means you can refer yourself to a different specialist without seeing your primary care doc first. Read the fine print. Check out your drug coverage, deductible, how much preventive care, tests covered. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
19 doctors shared insights

Hmo (Overview)

HMO stands for health maintenance organization, which is a kind of health insurance. An HMO consists of a group of physicians, specialists and member hospitals. As a patient using an HMO, you agree to use a physician or specialist from within this group of providers.


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What are the top hmo companies in the philippines?

TOP ONES ARE: Medicard caritas health maxicare these are the only ones i know from us good luck in philipinnes. ...Read more

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Do you have doctors that accept hmo insurance?

Do you have doctors that accept hmo insurance?

HMO directory: Your hmo directory will help find someone near. Calling number on your card another source of information. Online you can look up where they are located at your hmo's website. ...Read more

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Can there be any individual hmo plans w/ self-referral?

Can there be any individual hmo plans w/ self-referral?

Very Unlikly: Health Maintenance Organizations, HMO, were developed to maintain health, prevent diseases and avoid unnecessary testing or treatment. They try achieving this by the use of a primary physician as a gate keeper. In other words, he is knowledgeble and would decide if your complaint is a problem, can he handle it, or what to do first before referring you to a specialist. ...Read more

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What's the difference between an hmo and a ppo?

Different menus: Hmo health maintenance organization will often have you see your primary care provider before seeing a different kind of specialist if additional help is needed. Ppo preferred provide organization means you can refer yourself to a different specialist without seeing your primary care doc first. Read the fine print. Check out your drug coverage, deductible, how much preventive care, tests covered. ...Read more

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What is the difference between an hmo and a ppo?

Different menus: Hmo health maintenance organization will often have you see your primary care provider before seeing a different kind of specialist if additional help is needed. Ppo preferred provide organization means you can refer yourself to a different specialist without seeing your primary care doc first. Read the fine print. Check out your drug coverage, deductible, how much preventive care, tests covered. ...Read more

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How will a health maintenance organization (hmo) work?

How will a health maintenance organization (hmo) work?

THEY WORK FOR PROFIT: Hmos are for profit businesses, whose main purpose is to make profit for their investors.Examples are united heathcare, oxford health plan, aetna health plan, etc the health of individual is seconadary purpose for them in my opinion they deny care and lot of times against your doctors orders and rest you can see their growth on wall street i call it socialised medicine for profit. ...Read more

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Am not sure how much coverage an aetna hmo plan will give?

Am not sure how much coverage an aetna hmo plan will give?

Horse's Mouth: Get it straight from the horse's mouth! recommend checking the source. Contact your health insurance company directly. You should be able to get info online or printed. Check out preventive care, drug coverage, co-pays, tests. Congrats on being a smart shopper. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I find a dentist that will accept my hmo as full payment?

How can I find a dentist that will accept my hmo as full payment?

Contract: Your hmo/dmo has a contract with various providers. These providers have agreed to treat you at a specific, reduced fee. That reduced fee includes copayments from you. This is the agreement your employer has with the insurance carrier and your dentist. ...Read more

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How do you change from a hmo health plan back to straight medicare?

How do you change from a hmo health plan back to straight medicare?

HMO: There are benefits to joining a medicare hmo. Seniors benefit from these plans the most. Take care in choosing the plan that best fits you! ...Read more

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