An HMO, or Health Maintenance Organization, requires members to select a primary care physician who determines treatments and refers patients to specialists, according to Medical Mutual. A PPO, or Preferred Provider Orga... More »

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 » Business & Finance Insurance

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 » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance

To sign up for an Health Maintenance Organization plan with TexanPlus, determine eligibility, choose the specific plan, talk to a representative about any questions, gather together the required information, choose a pri... More » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance

One difference between an HMO and a PPO is that HMO plans require a consumer to choose a primary care physician, while a PPO plan does not have this requirement. HMO and PPO insurance plans differ in the amount of option... More » Business & Finance Insurance

ASIFlex plan members can use ASIFlex claim forms to request reimbursements for eligible medical and related expenses from their health care flexible spending accounts or other employer health care reimbursement programs.... More » Business & Finance Insurance

Patients can find medical specialists through their primary care physician or through their insurance companies, according to CVS Pharmacy. Many organizations such as the American Medical Association, Medicare and the Am... More » Health Conditions & Diseases