Health maintenance organization (HMO) (as defined in section 2791(3) of the PHS Act, 42 U.S.C. 300gg-91(b)(3) and used in the definition of health plan in this section) means a federally qualified HMO, an organization recognized as an HMO under State law, or a similar organization regulated for solvency under State law in the same manner and to the same extent as such an HMO.


45 CFR § 160.103

Scoping language

Except as otherwise provided, the following definitions apply to this subchapter:

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