Alternative Medicine: The Arrival of New Age Health Care
- FIRMS SEEK TONIC FOR LABOR-POOL HEADACHES. Klein, Sarah A. // Crain's Chicago Business;09/11/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 38, p4
Reports on the growth of companies adding alternative health services to their employee benefits programs in Chicago, Illinois. Business trends influencing employers' decision to offer alternative care services; Challenges faced by businesses planning to cover such treatments.
- Employers Look Seriously At Medical Alternatives. Hoekman, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;05/22/2000, Vol. 18 Issue 21, p28
Focuses on the growing number of employers in Grand Rapids, Michigan, that are offering complementary medical treatments. Employers' dissatisfaction with the traditional health care delivery system; Factors driving the growing acceptance of complementary and alternative medicine.
- Alternative realities. Moore, Abigail Sullivan // Employee Benefit News;04/15/2000, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p38
Discusses how self-insured employers are moving ahead with their own benefit plans to cover complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Issues delaying the development of integrated CAM benefits; Details on the CAM research by Kaiser Permanente in North California; Comments from analysts.
- Employers Offering Alternative Care. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;09/27/99, Vol. 103 Issue 39, p15
Focuses on a survey of employers offering benefits on alternative medicine, conducted by the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists. Percentage of the respondents to the survey anticipate more employers offering benefits for or discounts on alternative care; Views of...
- Alternative therapy getting under skin of employers and insurers. Duff, Susanna // Employee Benefit News;Jan1999, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p33
Reports that employees in the United States are asking for coverage for alternative medicine from their employers and insurers. Reasons for the surge in interest in alternative medicine; Data on alternative care coverage; Variations in coverage for complementary and alternative medicine.
- Chiropractic carries the day in CAM. Elswick, Jill // Employee Benefit News;Jan2000, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p31
Talks about companies' coverage of chiropractic benefits for employees. Information on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM); Number of organizations that cover CAM treatments; Example of CAM treatments; Most frequently cited CAM benefit.
- An Alternative FIT. Sullivan, Laura // Risk Management (00355593);Apr2000, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p48
Discusses what risk managers should know before offering complementary or alternative health plans to employees. Lack of conclusive scientific findings about the efficacy of alternative medicine; Costs associated with offering alternative medical coverage; Efforts of health plan providers to...
- Wooing staff by alternate roots. Blake, E. Wendy // Crain's New York Business;03/20/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p37
Reports on the expansion of United States employee health insurance to alternative medicine. Inexpensive way of offering the benefits; Liability and demand concerns.
- Alternative Medicine benefits on the rise. Albertson, David // Employee Benefit News;Jun2000, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p60
Reports that companies are expanding coverage for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) benefits in the United States. Findings of a survey conducted by the American Compensation Association; Reasons for choosing to offer CAM benefits.