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English definition of “managed care”

managed care

noun [U]  /ˈmæn·ɪdʒd ˌkeər/
a system in which medical costs are controlled by limiting the services that doctors and hospitals offer
(Definition of managed care noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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