TITLE

Future of CDH may be in the past

AUTHOR(S)
Whiddon, Robert L.
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Feb2006, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents expectations on the consumer-driven health (CDH) plans in the U.S. James Robinson, professor at the University of California, believes that managed consumerism will combine the principles of CDH and managed care. A barrier to the transition of Kaiser Permanente to offering integrated CDH and managed care plan is its very physical presence. Tiered pharmacy benefits are a good example of the traits of managed consumerism.
ACCESSION #
19665164

 

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