Definition of managed care in English:

managed care

Syllabification: man·aged care

noun

US
  • A system of health care in which patients agree to visit only certain doctors and hospitals, and in which the cost of treatment is monitored by a managing company.
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    • Today's health care climate, managed care, is forcing us once again to try to halt burgeoning costs.
    • We must ask ourselves, however, whether managed care is a health care model or a payment model, she said.
    • We studied the role of outpatient testing in the health care system and the impact of managed care on such testing.

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