Definitions for "Network model HMO"
Keywords:  ipa, hmo, specialty, physician, doctors
A type of HMO that contracts with a number of IPAs an/or medical groups to form a physician network. This allows an HMO to market its services in a broader geographic area.
A health maintenance organization model where many physicians are contracted to the HMO and work out of their own offices. Doctors in a network model may provide health care to non-HMO members.
An HMO that contracts with more than one independent physician group to provide health services. The providers may see patients who are not members of the HMO. Also see Group-model HMO, Staff-model HMO.