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Reducing benefit costs through consumer information

Maryon F. King

Reducing benefit costs through consumer information

a study of physician selection

by Maryon F. King

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Published by International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans in Brookfield, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indiana,
  • Bloomington.,
  • Bloomington
    • Subjects:
    • Physician services utilization -- Indiana -- Bloomington.,
    • Consumer education -- Indiana -- Bloomington.,
    • Employee fringe benefits -- Indiana -- Bloomington -- Cost control.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPhysician selection.
      Statementby Maryon F. King.
      SeriesResearch report / International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans ;, rept. 84-5, Research report (International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans) ;, rept. 84-5.
      ContributionsInternational Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA410.6 .K56 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination11 p. ;
      Number of Pages11
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2623087M
      ISBN 100891542639
      LC Control Number85190621
      OCLC/WorldCa11738793

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