Health Care And Nest Eggs

Green, Meg
April 2008
Best's Review;Apr2008, Vol. 108 Issue 12, p38
Trade Publication
The article discusses the issue concerning the consumer-driven health care plans. It mentions that insurance professionals including the employee benefit purchasers and providers have strongly reacted to consumer-driven coverage options. Moreover, it recounts on the various comments from several respondents of the issue.


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