Health Insurance: Less Costs More

McGirt, Ellen
November 2002
Money;Nov2002, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p146
Looks at changes in employer-sponsored health insurance coverage. Increase in premiums due to rising costs of prescription drugs; Fixed spending accounts for medical care; Cost sharing plans for drugs and hospital stays; Resultant healthcare costs when changing employers; How the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which goes into full effect in 2002, guarantees coverage if you are changing employers. INSET: On-site heath care.


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