Sentence Examples


  • Personal Preference: Even though HMOs are less expensive, many individuals prefer having the choice of visiting a specialist without needing to see their primary care physician first.
  • Managed care plans, sometimes called Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), require that policy holders visit their primary care physician before seeing a specialist.
  • PPOs allow you to consult a specialist without a referral from your physician, although the premiums and co-payments in PPOs do tend to be higher than HMOs.
  • Some insurance plans operate like health insurance PPOs and HMOs, requiring you to use dentists that are under contract with them.
  • They centered on managed care programs: health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and preferred physician organizations (PPOs).