TITLE

Managed care dental plans

AUTHOR(S)
Compton, Robert S.
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
BusinessWest;Jun97, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the growing popularity of managed care dental plans in the United States. Features of such plans; Percentage of companies offering dental plans to their employees; Features of capitated dental plans; Tips on evaluating capitated dental plans; Tips on managing costs.
ACCESSION #
9706293610

 

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