TITLE

Alternative Medicine in Health Plans?

AUTHOR(S)
O'Farrell, Kathy
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Indiana Business Magazine;Jul2004, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a study published in the 1998 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association" about the use of alternative medical therapies in the United States. Strategy to reduce health care costs in the state; Improvement of the productivity of employees with an effective corporate wellness philosophy.
ACCESSION #
13852604

 

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