A program that offers a combination of HMO-style cost management and PPO-style freedom of choice is a/an\
point of service (POS) plan
An organization that gives members freedom of choice among physicians and hospitals and provides a higher level of benefits if the providers listed on the plan are used is called a/an
Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
Referral of a patient recommended by one specialist to another specialist is known as
When a physician sees a patient more than is medically necessary, it is called
Practitioners in an HMO program may come under peer review by a professional group called a
quality improvement organization
A significant contribution to HMO development was the
Health Maintenance Organization Act of 1973.
What plan allows members of Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program to seek medical help from non-Kaiser physicians
Point of service (POS)
What is the name of an organization of physicians sponsored by a state or local medical association that is concerned with the development and delivery of medical services and the cost of health care?
Foundation for medical care
What is the correct procedure to collect a copayment on a managed care plan?
Collect the copayment when the patient arrives for the office visit.