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in property law: see propertyproperty,
rights to the enjoyment of things of economic value, whether the enjoyment is exclusive or shared, present or prospective. The rightful possession of such rights is called ownership.
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in law, manner in which property in land is held. The nature of tenure has long been of great importance, both in law and in the broader economic and political context.
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fee

Remuneration for professional work.

fee

1. Property law
a. an interest in land capable of being inherited
b. the land held in fee
2. (in feudal Europe) the land granted by a lord to his vassal
3. in fee
a. Law (of land) in absolute ownership
b. Archaic in complete subjection
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A preferred provider organization (PPO) is a combination of a traditional fee-for-service plan and an HMO.
A provider, health professional, or other entity is treated as having a contract with a private fee-for-service plan if the provider, health professional, or other entity furnishes services that are covered under a private fee-for-service plan, and before providing those services, was informed of the individual's enrollment, and either was informed of the terms and conditions of payment for the services under the private fee-for-service plan or was given a reasonable opportunity to obtain information concerning the terms and conditions.
The district counters that it wants to use a combination of a fee-for-service plan as well as a flat fee based on a percentage.
Consumer satisfaction is strikingly high: 87 percent for those in fee-for-service plans and 85 percent for those in HMOs.
Ware's study, which involved self-reporting by participants rather than diagnostic testing, showed that among elderly patients, 54 percent using HMOs and 28 percent using fee-for-service plans said that they experienced a decline in physical health.
More than nine-tenths of establishments offering health care offered only one type of plan, with a fee-for-service plan being the most common plan type offered by itself (See table 4.
In that case, a depressed patient who switched from a fee-for-service plan to a prepaid plan is estimated to have only about 2/3 of the service use that a similar patient would have who has been in the prepaid sector for a longer time (six actual visits versus nine predicted visits; see Table 3), whereas a new fee-for-service patient uses 11 percent more services than a fee-for-service stayer.
ASIM's legislative agenda reiterates its call for a POS requirement and calls on Congress to ensure that all individuals have a choice of a fee-for-service plan in any reformed health system.
J Fam Pract 1993; 37:439-44), Dr Millard and colleagues documented that there was no consensus among primary care physicians about which plan is preferred, given a choice between a fee-for-service plan, a single payer plan, and a managed competition plan.
Rated the best value of any fee-for-service plan by the Washington Consumer Checkbook's Guide to the FEHBP, the Mail Handlers plan has 510,000 enrollees and covers 1.
Some offer a choice of plans--a fee-for-service plan, a health maintenance organization (HMO), or a preferred provider organization (PPO), for example.
While the costs are lower and more predictable than under a fee-for-service plan, there are some drawbacks: