TITLE

Post-election surveys: preaching to the choir

PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;12/7/98, Vol. 102 Issue 49, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cites the findings of the separate post-1998 election day surveys by American Association of Health Plans, Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Health Insurance Association of America that uniformly show American voters' low priority for managed care reform. Highest priority issues for the 106th Congress to be held in 1999; Low score for patient protection legislation.
ACCESSION #
1373332

 

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