One of the key differences between HMO and PPO health insurance is that with HMO plans, patients choose a single primary care physician and with PPO plans there is greater flexibility. Patients with an HMO, or health mai... More »

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Health Maintenance Organization plans only include specific hospitals and doctors, whereas a Preferred Provider Organization plan allows policyholders more freedom in deciding on their doctors and hospitals. While policy... More »

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The primary difference between HMO and PPO insurance plans lies in the restrictions on doctors and networks. An HMO plan is typically more affordable but comes with more restrictions on which doctors can be seen. A PPO p... More »

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The difference between Medicare PPO and HMO plans is that with PPO plans, insured individuals don't have to choose a primary care physician, get prior approval for out-of-network services and deductibles are combined for... More »

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BlueCross does offer a variety of dental coverage plans; availability depends on the state in which the member resides and the plan category, such as individual, preferred provider organization, or PPO, and health mainte... More »

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Delta Dental offers individuals, families and employers a choice of three dental insurance plans: a PPO, a plan similar to a HMO and a fee-for-service plan. Delta Dental restricts the availability of these plans based on... More »

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A PPO is better than an HMO in terms of flexibility, but an HMO is better than a PPO in terms of cost. HMOs, or health maintenance organizations, are coordinated through a single doctor, whereas PPOs, or preferred provid... More »

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