TITLE

Pledge to apply patient-rights bill to federal workers draws doubt

PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;May99, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Uncovers the unwillingness of the United States (US) government to apply the proposed patient-rights bills to federal workers. Observation from James Klein, president of the Association of Private Pension and Welfare Plans; Directive issued by US President Bill Clinton.
ACCESSION #
1858480

 

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