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HMO

noun [C] (MEDICAL)    /ˌeɪtʃ.emˈəʊ/ US  /-ˈoʊ/ (plural HMOs) US
abbreviation for health maintenance organization : a group that provides healthcare to people who pay to join it: For a monthly flat fee , paid by the consumer or employer , HMOs provide a specified list of medical services both in and outside the hospital .Medical places and organizations
(Definition of HMO noun (MEDICAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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