TITLE

Cutting the apron strings

AUTHOR(S)
BRIDGEFORD, LYDELL C.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Jun2009, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the trend of using Medicare and retiree-health coordinators among employers in the U.S. to assist them in transitioning Medicare-eligible retirees from employer-sponsored group plans to the individual market. A partnership with the coordinator is said to help employers to reduce their administrative costs in dealing with retirees as well as ensure their needs. Guidelines for managing health care costs in retirement are also outlined, such as setting aside money for medical needs.
ACCESSION #
41338063

 

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