TITLE

Medicare+Choice apps trickle in slowly

AUTHOR(S)
Fisher, Mary Jane
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;9/21/98, Vol. 102 Issue 38, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the decreasing number of health care plan applications received by the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) under the Medicare+Choice program. Concept of the Medicare+Choice program; Reason why the HCFA has not receive many applications.
ACCESSION #
1139028

 

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