Gatekeeper

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A primary care physician in a managed care environment who is responsible for managing the patient's overall care and who must authorize all specialist referrals. In most health maintenance organizations (HMOs), the secondary care is not covered by insurance if the primary care physician does not approve it.

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(2013, 03). Gatekeeper legaldictionary.lawin.org Retrieved 09, 2014, from http://legaldictionary.lawin.org/gatekeeper
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