Improvements in employee health care benefits

Wetmore, Kevin G.
August 1972
Monthly Labor Review;Aug72, Vol. 95 Issue 8, p31
Academic Journal
Analyzes health benefits in plans for office employees and nonoffice employees in the United States in 1971. Rise in level of basic nonhospital benefits provided by the plans; Cash allowances for surgical procedures; Types of major medical programs.


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