Six steps to better health care options

Breuer, Nancy L.
January 1999
Workforce;Jan1999, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p89
Suggests the steps needed to help a company determine health care plan strategy. Suggestion on explaining the benefits of each plan; What should be included in the statement confirming the plan chosen by an employee.


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