Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
Choose from a large network of providers without being required to select a primary care provider (PCP).
What is a PPO Plan?
Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) is a health plan that offers a large network of participating providers and facilities so you have a range of doctors and hospitals to choose from.
PPO plan features
- If you choose to get care outside of the network (such as a physician, hospital, clinic or pharmacy), those out-of-network services will be covered at a higher cost to you and will have to submit claims yourself. You will also need to meet a separate out-of-network deductible. However, eligible emergency care is always covered, even out-of-network.
- The PPO plan includes global emergency and urgent care coverage* 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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Next steps for shoppers
You'll most likely enroll in your plan using your employer's enrollment tool/website. If not, check with your HR department.
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*Emergency and urgent care services as defined by your plan documents are covered at the in-network level.
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