TITLE

HMO report cards get an incomplete

AUTHOR(S)
Bell, Allison
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;8/10/98, Vol. 102 Issue 32, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the results of a study on how health plan quality report cards really affect workers' decisions at a large United States employer. Key findings of researchers Michael Chernew and Dennis Scanlon; Role of cost of a plan and number of doctors in the network; Preference for health maintenance organizations and other managed care plans.
ACCESSION #
969871

 

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