TITLE

Does a Fixed-Dollar Premium Contribution Lower Spending?

AUTHOR(S)
Buchmueller, Thomas C.
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Health Affairs;Nov/Dec1998, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p228
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the University of California (UC), Irvine, California adoption of a fixed-dollar premium contribution policy in health care plans for its health benefits program in 1994. Effect of the policy on health maintenance organizations premiums and per employee health spending in the UC health benefits program; Decline in real spending in the UC health benefits program since the adoption of a fixed-dollar premium contribution policy.
ACCESSION #
1295699

 

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