Managed care

Method of organizing and financing healthcare services that emphasizes cost-efficiency and coordination of care. Managed care organizations (including HMOs, PPOs and PSOs) receive a fixed amount of money per client/member per month (called a capitation), no matter how much care a member needs during that month.

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In Focus

Feb. 14

Winter wish

Massachusetts

Brookdale Senior Living resident Eleanor "Ellie" Ross recently got to ski again thanks to a Brookdale partnership with two-time Olympic skier Jeremy Bloom.