Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)

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Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)

What is a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)

A Health Maintenance Organization, or HMO, is a type of health insurance plan that provides people with all in-network care. Therefore, employees or individuals covered by an HMO have one primary care physician for appointments and are not permitted to receive covered care out-of-network.

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