Worksite sales draw regulator's attention

Bell, Allison
September 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;9/28/98, Vol. 102 Issue 39, p5
Reports that complaints about managed care are forcing state insurance regulators to pay more attention to all employee benefits sales programs in the United States, according to market conduct experts. Efforts to protect health plan members; Repercussions of failure to educate customers; Increase of complaints against health plans.


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