TITLE

Take It to the Limit

AUTHOR(S)
Chordas, Lori
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Best's Review;Apr2010, Vol. 110 Issue 12, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the limited medical benefit plans that has become a viable option for part-time, hourly, and seasonal employees in the U.S. in the midst of the economic downstorm. It notes that the low-cost medical plan provides shelter to employers from sky rocketing healthcare costs. It adds that the limited risk and liability medical plans are guarantee-issued and are concerned with the immediate costs of medical care.
ACCESSION #
49162249

 

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