Risk Retreat

Greene, Jan
September 1999
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep99, Vol. 73 Issue 9, p14
Trade Publication
Focuses on the plight of Medicare health maintenance organizations (HMO) in the United States. Complaints of HMO; Significance of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997; Comments from Paul Ginsburg, director of the Center for Studying Health System Change in Washington.


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