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Managed Care Plan

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I think the best managed care plan for patients is a PPO plan. This type of plan provides the most flexibility for patients, especially those who need critical care such as surgery or cancer treatments etc.

With a PPO plan the patient is able to go to another physician/specialist without a referral. If they found out they had cancer through their primary care they can make an appointment with an Oncologist without having to wait for a referral from their Primary Care provider. In some cases of illness waiting for that referral can be too long to wait.

With and HMO plan you have one primary care doctor approved by your plan who manages your cares for you through referrals and assistance on getting appointments with specialists. These plans
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