TITLE

Pressured providers take their case directly to employees

AUTHOR(S)
Whiddon, Robert L.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;6/1/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the negotiations of physicians and hospitals with employees regarding the provision of health care benefits in the U.S. Comments of Delia Vetter, director of benefits, employee services and programs for EMC, on the negotiations of the health care providers with employees; Concern of insurers on the impact of an increase in physician incomes on reimbursements from health care services; Response of the providers on the development of tiered health care plans by insurers.
ACCESSION #
17200031

 

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