TITLE

WEB-EXCLUSIVE ABSTRACTS

PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Health Affairs;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p1381
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
This article presents abstracts of several research papers published online on the Website of the journal "Health Affairs." A paper titled "Public Health Response to Urgent Case Reports," by David Dausey, Nicole Lurie, and Alexis Diamond, evaluates the ability of local public health agencies to meet a preparedness standard set by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Another paper titled "What High-Deductible Plans Look Like: Findings From a National Survey of Employers, 2005," documents the availability, enrollment, premiums, and cost sharing for high-deductible health plans that are offered with a health reimbursement arrangement or are health savings account-qualified plans.
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18284861

 

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