Stop-loss market hardening, carriers say

Attrino, Tony
October 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;10/5/98, Vol. 102 Issue 40, p62
Reports on factors that cause hardening of the United States soft stop-loss market, according to stop-loss medical carriers. Rising health care costs; Increase in aggregate claims; Effort by self-insured employers to duplicate health coverage provided by health maintenance organizations; Use of a preferred provider organization in plan design to approximate an HMO plan design.


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