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What is a PPO?


A Preferred Provider Organization, a PPO, is a network of health care providers from whom you can choose to receive health care services. A PPO contracts with physicians and hospitals to secure preferred rates for you and your covered family members. You can decide to visit a PPO provider any time medical care is needed. When you select a ConnectCare PPO participating provider for your medical care, your share of the out-of-pocket-cost of those services is reduced, based on the benefits of your medical plan. Eligible expenses are covered no matter what provider you select for your medical care; however, your share of the cost is greater if you choose a non-network physicians.

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NCQA Certified Utilization Management"Achieving Utilization Management Certification from NCQA demonstrates that ConnectCare has the systems, process and personnel in place to conduct utilization management in accordance with the strictest quality standards." -- Margaret E. O'Kane, President, NCQA

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