managed care ExamplesWord Originnoun
- a healthcare plan or system that seeks to control medical costs by contracting with a network of providers.
Taxes on pharma and medical devices would remain, while managed-care and hospital companies would suffer big losses.
June 21, 2012
managed care in Medicine managed care [măn′ĭjd] n.
- Any arrangement for health care in which an organization, such as an HMO, another type of doctor-hospital network, or an insurance company, acts as intermediate between the person seeking care and the physician.