TITLE

Consulting Firms Chart Health Rate Increases

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Trevor; Bell, Allison
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;10/1/2007, Vol. 111 Issue 36, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the performance of health insurance of consulting firms Hewitt Associates Inc. and Towers Perrin in the U.S. It is stated that Hewitt Associates Inc. is expected to increase its health rates in 2008, while consultants of Towers Perrin Inc. are predicting the increased costs for about seven percent.
ACCESSION #
27044961

 

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