Definition Thursday: Managed Care Organization (MCO)



Managed Care Organization (MCO):

A health care delivery system consisting of affiliated and/or owned hospitals, physicians and others which provide coordinated health services, typically on a capitated, or fixed fee per patient per month, basis. Examples include Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Point of Service Plans (POSs), and Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs).

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COVID-19: Everything You Need to Know

COVID-19: Everything You Need to Know

Worried about COVID-19? We all are. Here is a no-nonsense guide to staying healthy. And wash your hands! Staying Healthy When You’re Away From Home Crowded airplanes, lack of sleep, and exposure to new germs your body doesn’t know how to fight can make it hard to stay...