Health reform could hike WC costs

Dauer, Christopher
January 1994
National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;1/24/94, Vol. 98 Issue 4, p6
Reports on the possible increase in indemnity losses if workers' compensation and health insurance systems in the Unites States are merged. Doubling reform plan; Inclusion of major revamping of workers' compensation.


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