Healthy hikes expected for `98 premiums

Santiago, Raquel
November 1997
Crain's Cleveland Business;11/24/97, Vol. 18 Issue 47, p1
Focuses on the predictions of health care industry analysts that employers in Greater Cleveland will experience health care costs increase in 1998. Substantial losses suffered by many insurers that caused them to have little alternative and to raise rates; Impact of these losses to employers and employees who are members of health plans; Healthy competitions among health insurers in Greater Cleveland.


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