Small businesses seek leverage in purchasing health care

Bowser, Andrew
June 1996
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);6/03/96, Vol. 16 Issue 48, p16
Reports on federal legislation which could help small businesses in handling higher costs of health insurance for employees. Nationwide health insurance purchasing groups; Disadvantages of nationwide insurance pools; Exemption of companies operating in multiple states from state rating rules under the Employee Retirement and Income Security Act.


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