Best Laid-Up Plans

February 1999
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Feb99, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p75
Trade Publication
Provides information on a survey conducted by Watson Wyatt Worldwide and Business Group on Health on plan design as the main factor affecting lost work days. Types of workers' benefit plans; Views of executives about benefit plans; Contact information.


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