Mini-meds' outlook lacks clarity

shutan, Bruce
September 2010
Employee Benefit News;Sep2010, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p18
The article examines mini-med plans of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that provide affordable health care coverage to mostly blue-collar, and entry-level workers. Ternian president Ben Rozum states that mini-med plans are used interchangeably with limited-benefit medical plans. It also reports that without the assistance of mini-meds, employees are likely to lose coverage or premiums, whereas it is ranked as a low priority among lawmakers and regulators.


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