TITLE

State lawmakers push for mandate evaluations

AUTHOR(S)
Sweeney, Kevin
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;6/15/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the effort of U.S. state lawmakers to oppose proposed mandates on health insurance plans as of June 2002. Factor that prompted the move; Increase in health maintenance organization premiums scheduled for 2003; States that have already established commissions to assess the effects of mandates; Problems with the introduction of such mandates.
ACCESSION #
6899364

 

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