TITLE

Patients vow to make changes as costs surge

AUTHOR(S)
Gunsauley, Craig
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Jan2004, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that workers are indeed becoming better health care consumers as employers ask them to share more of the costs. Increase in the premiums for employer-sponsored coverage, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation's survey of employers in the U. S.; Impact of the rapid cost increase on the behavior of some patients, according to a survey of employees at large firms by Fidelity Investments; Percentage of respondents to a Stony Brook University poll that value health care benefits highly.
ACCESSION #
11988798

 

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