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Managed Care Health Insurance - HMOs, PPOs &amp POS Health Plans Clovis NM

A managed care health insurance plan provides health services to members, and financial incentives to those who use the providers in the insurance plan.

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Managed Care Health Insurance - HMOs, PPOs &amp POS Health Plans

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Managed Care Health Insurance

Managed care health insurance plans are the new "hot" trend in health care. These types of plans attempt to keep the costs of health care low, while ensuring that participants in the health insurance plan get the right care for the right condition in a timely fashion.

A majority of Americans participate in some form of managed care health insurance plan. Costs to you are normally lower as well, which has fed their popularity. Managed care health insurance plans include:

  • health maintenance organizations (HMO's)
  • preferred provider organizations (PPO's)
  • point-of-service (POS) plans.

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A managed care health insurance plan provides comprehensive health services to members, as well as financial incentives to those who use the providers in the insurance plan. This can mean money in your pocket, but only if you are using the health providers and health treatments covered!

While many people are very happy with their care from their HMO, it is wise to speak with others about their experience with any particular HMO. The same holds for PPO's an...

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New Mexico State Mandated Health Insurance Coverage

Medical insurance benefits that insurers must provide include: acupuncturist, alcohol/substance abuse, anti-psychotic drugs, autism, birthing center/midwife, bone mass measurement, breast reconstruction, cervical cancer/HPV screening, chiropractor, circumcision, clinical trial (cancer), colorectal cancer screening, contraceptives, dental anesthesia, dentist, dependent coverage (including newborns, adopted children, noncustodial children or stepchildren, dependent students/adults, disabled dependent adults, domestic partner and civil union), diabetes (self-management and supplies), emergency room service, hair prothesis, home health care, HPV vaccine, infertility services, in vitro fertilization, lay midwife, mammography, mastectomy (including minimum stay), maternity (including minimum stay), mental health, newborn hearing screening, nurse (midwife, anesthetist, practitioner, off-label drug use, optometrist, orally administered anticancer medication, oriental medicine, osteopath (D.O.), physical therapist, PKU/metabolic disorder, podiatrist, prostate cancer screening, protein screening, psychologist, smoking cessation, TMJ disorder, well child care

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