TITLE

Retiree Health Insurance: Recent Trends and Tomorrow's Prospects

AUTHOR(S)
McCormack, Lauren A.; Gabel, Jon R.; Berkman, Nancy D.; Whitmore, Heidi; Hutchison, Kay; Anderson, Wayne L.; Pickreign, Jeremy; West, Nathan
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Health Care Financing Review;Spring2002, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the trends in employment-based supplemental health insurance coverage for older adults and prospects for the future availability of such coverage given the current policy environment. Background on Medicare supplemental health insurance; Data sources of Medicare insurance coverage; Analytic methods of the survey; Results of the survey.
ACCESSION #
6798296

 

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