Is All Well With Alternative Medicine?
- A New Twist ON HEALTH CARE. Atkinson, William // HR Magazine;Jun99, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p66
Highlights the demand for alternative health care for employees in the United States. Reasons for the increasing popularity of alternative and complementary medical care; Primary concerns of employers when investigating alternative health care coverage.
- 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.
- Cure should not be worse than disease. McKeon, Buck // Hill;2/11/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 16, p40
The article focuses on the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) which offers a framework for employers to offer, on a voluntary basis, consistent, high-quality, cost-effective health benefits to workers in the U.S.
- Businesses Say 'Enough' to State's Health Insurance Law. Reed, Vita // Orange County Business Journal;10/13/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 41, p1
Reports on reaction to California's law mandating employer-funded healthcare. Penalties levied on businesses; Details of the law.
- CFOs predict health care costs will continue soaring through 1992. // Corporate Board;Jul/Aug92, Vol. 13 Issue 75, p28
No abstract available.
- Pensions & benefits. // Corporate Board;Nov/Dec93, Vol. 14 Issue 83, p25
Discusses corporation's preferences in offering their own benefits rather than following President Bill Clinton's health care reforms. Net costs of company medical benefits; Result from survey conducted by Towers Perrin; Improvement of coverage for preventive care; Potential cost savings.
- Controlling increases in the volume and intensity of medical services. Cave, Douglas G. // Employee Benefits Journal;Jun93, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p11
Presents a new volume performance standard to allow employers to set annual volume and intensity growth targets of medical services. Definition of volume and intensity; Medical trend factors that influence volume and intensity; Containing volume and intensity growth by shifting risk to network...
- Health care costs rise--small businesses hardest hit. Goldberg, Carol // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);03/17/97, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p1
Announces the possibility that health premiums paid by United States employers may face an additional two percent increase in 1997. Result of inflationary factors. Potential double-digit increase in 1998; Data from the `New York Times' report; Implications of the deregulation of hospital rates.
- Fast facts. // Public Management (00333611);May94, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p24
Presents statistics dealing with health care benefits given to American employees. Types of plans offered by local governments.