Experts ponder limitations of cost-sharing

Elswick, Jill
February 2004
Employee Benefit News;Feb2004, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p39
Reveals that employers in the U.S. may soon realize limits on how far they can raise deductibles, copayments and coinsurance rates in their health plans without jeopardizing the well-being of employees, according to research from the Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC), Medco Health Solutions Inc. and Harvard Medical School. Effect of cost-sharing on low-income people; Comments from Sally Trude of HSC; Statement from Pat Deverka of Medco.


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