Controlling health care costs a costly business for HMOs in US

Korcok, Milan
August 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;08/25/98, Vol. 159 Issue 4, p399
Academic Journal
Comments on the rising premiums in health maintenance organizations (HMO) in the United States. The increases being sought by Kaiser Permanente, the largest nonprofit HMO, affecting premium standards across the country; Reasons for the inflation of HMO costs; California Medical Association creating California Advantage, a physician-owned company designed to compete with managed care organizations; Liquidation of California Advantage.


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