HIAA, Md. Clash On Mandated Benefit Costs

Thomas, Trevor
December 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;12/14/98, Vol. 102 Issue 50, p4
Reports on the disagreement between the Health Insurance Association of America (HIAA) and the Maryland Health Care Access and Cost Commission over the commission's study on mandated benefits for health insurance services. Finding that mandated benefits in the state amount to only 15.5 percent of benefit insurance premiums.


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