Lawmakers hear testimony praising, panning mini-meds

Koster, Kathleen
February 2011
Employee Benefit News;Feb2011, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p1
Information about topics discussed at a U.S. Senate panel on copay-based mini-medical plans is presented. The panel focus on questions regarding the plans' value and transparency for workers, even when employers are unable to sponsor more comprehensive coverage since health care reform could illegalize the plans by 2014. American Benefits Council President James A. Klein states that such plans cover over a million part-time, seasonal workers and volunteers who cannot afford health coverage.


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