TITLE

Premium Growth Still Outpaced Wages

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Mar2006, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the increase in premiums for health insurance in the U.S. in March 2006. The trends in health insurance premiums from 2002 to 2005 are assessed. The comparison of health insurance premiums with other economic indicators is provided.
ACCESSION #
20248807

 

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