Early birds

Vesely, Rebecca
May 2010
Modern Healthcare;5/10/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 19, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the 5 billion U.S. dollar Early Retiree Reinsurance Program in the U.S. Starting June 1, 2010, applications from employers will be accepted for the program which will help pay for medical costs of retirees aged 55 to 64 years. A survey from Hewitt Associates found that majority of large employers giving early retirement are willing to join the program.


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