TITLE

Do I have a choice?

AUTHOR(S)
Clifford, Stephanie
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Inc.;Sep2005, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the rise of managed competition programs for health plan providers in the U.S. Concept of managed competition; Benefits of managed competition programs to employees and employers in the country; Problems confronting business owners regarding health plans in the country.
ACCESSION #
18091021

 

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