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September 1984 (Volume 62)
Eileen J. Tell
Peter D. Fox
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Health insurance payments represent a dramatically rising percent-age of total payroll costs. Private employers in four communities-Boston, Denver, San Diego, and Iowa-are experimenting in ways to manage health care costs in conjunction with providers, employees, and governments. Strategies are diverse, problems numerous, and results equivocal; but important beginnings are seen.
Author(s): Eileen J. Tell; Marilyn Falik; Peter D. Fox
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Volume 62, Issue 3 (pages 357–379) Published in 1984
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