Banks Find Product Gap in Retirement Health Care

Gjertsen, Lee Ann
July 2004
American Banker;7/22/2004, Vol. 169 Issue 140, p11
Trade Publication
Reports that banks have not begun offering retirement health-care products for the broad consumer market because the products to help retirees cope with health-care costs remain limited and expensive. Statement that more employers are cutting what they offer to their retired employees; Report that post-retirement health care products are either expensive of mediocre; Elimination of subsidized health benefits for future retirees at many U.S. employers; Cost of individual health insurance.


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