TITLE

Medicare reform might benefit brokers

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Karen
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;4/15/2003, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the impact of Medicare Advantage, the proposed Medicare reform package by U.S. President George W. Bush, on the field of business as of April 15, 2003. Significance of federal incentives according to analysts; Options which will be offered by the program; Impact of the proposed program on brokers.
ACCESSION #
9565098

 

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