The Implications of Cost Sharing – October 2002
Report Data: 2002
What's In This Report
In the past few years, as the cost of health care has steadily increased, one response from employers and the insurance community has been to offer purchasers a menu of health care plans with expanded “cost sharing” options. This paper explains several cost sharing terms to give a basis for understanding the techniques. It also looks at cost sharing arrangements and asks whether they contain costs and/or restrict access to care.
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