a healthcare system in which an organization hires medical professionals and operates medical facilities to provide a wide range of specified services to prepaid subscribers
Origin of HMOh(ealth) m(aintenance) o(rganization)
A health care plan in which medical costs are controlled by limiting services to a specific network of medical personnel and facilities and usually by requiring referral by a primary-care physician for specialty care.
Origin of HMOh(ealth) m(aintenance) o(rganization).
- (US, medicine) Health Maintenance Organization
- (UK) Home of Multiple Occupation - a rented house typically let as individual rooms, often to students or migrant workers.
- (medicine) Alternative spelling of haemo-.