TITLE

Less fear of large group practices in Calif

AUTHOR(S)
Bell, Allison
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;11/30/98, Vol. 102 Issue 48, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the performance of large group medical practices, physician practice management companies and physician-hospital organizations compared with traditional managed care companies in California. Decrease in the share prices for the four biggest publicly traded practice management companies; Change in the attitude of benefit executives with regards to managed care services.
ACCESSION #
1350380

 

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