TITLE

Public frustration with health care seen as biggest threat

AUTHOR(S)
Bell, Allison
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;6/15/98, Vol. 102 Issue 24, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that public frustration with the United States health care financing system in the biggest legislative threat facing health insurance agents and brokers. Warning from speakers at the National Association of Health Underwriters' (NAHU) annual meeting; Lawmakers' lack of understanding of health insurance principles; NAHU's role in defeating President Bill Clinton's health care proposals.
ACCESSION #
762972

 

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