Any health care provider who does not belong to a specific health plan network. Out-of network providers typically are not able to offer discounts to plan members.
A doctor or other healthcare provider who is not part of an insurance plan's doctor or hospital network. Same as non-participating provider.
A health care provider who has not entered into a contract with a plan to be a member of the planâ€(tm)s network. You pay more when you receive care from an out-of-network provider.