What does managed care programs mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term managed care programs:

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Managed Care Programs

    Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of managed care programs in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of managed care programs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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