TITLE

A New Model for Controlling Health-Care Costs

AUTHOR(S)
Case, Mary S.
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Workforce (10928332);Jul2001, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Proposes a consumer-based health care model which aims to control the cost of employee health insurance in the United States. Factors which led to the high cost of employee health plans; Components of the model; Challenges in the implementation of the model.
ACCESSION #
4772175

 

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