M

Business / Finance / M: Fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock symbol specifying that the issue is the company's fourth class of preferred shares.

Group Model HMO

Health / Health Insurance / Group Model HMO: An HMO that contracts with a multi-specialty group of physicians who are employees of the group practice. Also known as a group practice model HMO. MORE

Denial Of Claim

Health / Health Insurance / Denial Of Claim: Refusal by an insurance company or carrier to honor a request by an individual (or his or her provider) to pay for health care services obtained from a health care professional. MORE

Market Segments

Health / Health Insurance / Market Segments: Subsets or manageable groups of customers in a total market. MORE

Medicare Part C

Health / Health Insurance / Medicare Part C: The part of Medicare that expands the list of different types of entities allowed to offer health plans to Medicare beneficiaries. Also known as Medicare+Choice. See also Medicare. MORE

Messenger Model

Health / Health Insurance / Messenger Model: A type of independent practice association (IPA) that simply negotiates contract terms with MCOs on behalf of member physicians, who then contract directly with MCOs using the terms negotiated by the MORE

Member Services

Health / Health Insurance / Member Services: The department responsible for helping members with any problems, handling member grievances and complaints, tracking and reporting patterns of problems encountered, and enhancing the relationship bet MORE

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