Getting `Real' with Health Care

Katt, Peter C.
May 2000
Journal of Financial Planning;May2000, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p38
Academic Journal
Focuses on issues concerning health insurance in the United States. Misconceptions about insurance; Characteristics of health care insurance policies; Attributes of the government's Medical Service Corp.


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