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Capitation
Health care providers are paid a fixed monthly fee for a range of services for each HMO member in their care
Conglomerate
A corporation of a number of different companies operating in a number of different fields
Co-payment
A medical expense that is a member's responsibility; usually a fixed amount
Deductible
A cost sharing arrangement in which the member pays a set amount toward covered services before the insurer begins to make any payments
Fee-for-service
Pays providers for each service performed
Gatekeeper
A term referring to HMO primary care providers responsible for referring members to specialists
Liability
The state of being liable, responsible, legally bound or obligated, as to make good on any loss or damage that occurs
Opt-out-option
Members or clients can seek treatment from providers outside the health care plan but pay more to do so
Joint venture
A type of business management where hospitals, physicians, and clinics form to offer client care
Pluralistic
Referring to numerous distinct ethnic, religious, and cultural groups that coexist in society
Laws
are societal rules or regulations that are advisable or obligatory to observe
Ethics
A set of moral standards and a code for behavior.

A critical relflection about mortality and the rational analysys of it
Bioethics
Refers to the ethical implications of biomedical technology.

Bio refers to life and issues in bioethics are often life and death issues