Posts Tagged ‘preferred provider organization’

PPO / Insurance Carrier / Agent Differences

November 23rd, 2020 by Eric Bloodworth

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 insurance plan work.

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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