December 2006
Marketing Health Services;Winter2006, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p7
Academic Journal
This article reports that Minneapolis managed-healthcare company UnitedHealth Group is preparing to dispense patient identification cards that act as medical-expense debit cards. Patients can swipe the cards--which display the MasterCard logo--like credit cards at provider offices. The cards are connected to health savings accounts.


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