TITLE

Private Equity's Latest Healthcare Bet

AUTHOR(S)
Abrams, Sandra Lea
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;11/8/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 43, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a healthcare finance industry that could be spurred by the employee-financed medical care in the U.S. Impact of rising healthcare costs and legislative changes that treat health savings plans like 401(k) in terms of rollover and portability; Healthcare plans that allow employees to contribute tax-free money to a fund; Key industry players.
ACCESSION #
14982242

 

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