TITLE

Using risk management to predict and control health costs

AUTHOR(S)
Bernstein, James E.
PUB. DATE
March 1983
SOURCE
Advanced Management Journal (03621863);Spring83, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers ideas on controlling employees health care costs using risk management techniques. Identification of employees' health risks; Objectives of risk-reduction program; Development of a financial management plan related to employees health risks.
ACCESSION #
4604110

 

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