Employers face tough health care coverage decisions for employees

Zaremberg, Allan; Hauck, Bill
March 2002
Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;3/8/2002, Issue 322900, p27
Focuses on the effects of increase in health care premium rate on employers. Increase in the health care costs due to majority of bills; Acceleration of the California's economic growth by the medical providers; Impact of health care cost on the business of California; Possibility to overcome this problem; Promotions of cost containment with premium growth related to patient care.


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