TITLE

CONSUMERS CONTINUE TO CHOOSE MEDICARE HMOS

PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb2003, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the finding that consumers continue to choose managed care plans to receive Medicare benefits despite the decrease in coverage of senior citizens by Medicare health maintenance organizations.
ACCESSION #
9019898

 

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