TITLE

Health Plans: A Familiar Debate

AUTHOR(S)
MASTERSON, LES
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Feb2009, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the results of the HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey 2009 in the U.S. The survey found that 52 percent of health plan survey respondents believed consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) both save health plans money and empower consumers, but the remaining respondents did not believe the plans empower consumers. The survey also found that less than five percent of managed care respondents said disease management (DM) programs does not save money or improve health outcomes.
ACCESSION #
36828990

 

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