Families gain more health plan choices

April 2000
Employee Benefit News;04/01/2000, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p56
Reports that United States employees gained more choices among health plans in 1999, according to a report issued by the Center for Studying Health System Change. Percentage of families that were offered employer-sponsored health coverage in 1998-1999; Details on the report; Percentage of employees that reported having a choice of plans.


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