Posts Tagged ‘preferred provider organization’

PPO / Insurance Carrier / Agent Differences

November 23rd, 2020 by Eric Bloodworth

Agencies, Networks, and Carriers, Oh My! As you’ve surely noticed by now, the healthcare system in the United States is a bit tricky. Agents, insurance carriers, PPO networks, — surely they’re all the same thing, right? Unfortunately not, but we will be going through what these mean and how they work together to make your […]

What is a PPO and why is it important to you?

October 17th, 2007 by International-Student-Insurance

A PPO, also known as a Preferred Provider Organization, is defined as an organization of doctors, hospital and medical care facilities that have contracted with the insurance company to all provide services at a contracted rate. Usually the rate they receive is at a reduced rate. A PPO type arrangement can be beneficial for both […]

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