TITLE

DESPERATELY SEEKING Health Care Reform

AUTHOR(S)
Hinchman, Grace
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the 2000 U.S. Congressional debate on managed health care reform. The federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) laws allow for the preemption of state laws regarding health care and pension plans. ERISA allows health care providers to minimize their liability costs and, thereby, keep the cost of health care benefits at a manageable level. Congress debated lifting the immunity provision but could not agree and so no legislation was passed.
ACCESSION #
11927762

 

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