Which organization is the client primarily interested in joining?
A manager of an outpatient clinic is explaining the various health care delivery systems to a client who's interested in joining a system with a reasonable fixed capitation rate.
A. A preferred provider organization (PPO) B. A managed care organization C. A health maintenance organization (HMO) D. A privately funded insurance company
A health maintenance organization (hmo)-rationale: an hmo provides comprehensive health care services for a fixed rate of payment or capitation. a ppo pays health care expenses for members who use a provider under contract to that ppo. managed care provides beneficiaries with various services for an established, agreed upon payment. a privately funded insurance company wont offer services for a fixed rate.client needs category: safe, effective care environmentclient needs subcategory: management of carecognitive level: applicationreference: taylor, c., et al. fundamentals of nursing: the art and science of nursing care, 6th ed. philadelphia: lippincott williams & wilkins, 2008, p. 163.