Managed care more common among State and local government employees

February 07, 2001

Three quarters of full-time State and local government employees with medical care coverage participated in managed care plans in 1998. This was up from 62 percent in 1994.

Medical care benefits: fee arrangement, full-time employees participating in medical care plans, State and local government, 1994 and 1998 (percent)
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Among State and local government workers participating in health care plans, 39 percent were in health maintenance organizations (HMOs) in 1998, compared with 30 percent in 1994; 35 percent were in preferred provider organizations (PPOs) in 1998, compared with 30 percent in 1994.

These data on benefits are the product of the Employee Benefits Survey. Read more in Employee Benefits in State and Local Governments, 1998, (PDF 759K), BLS Bulletin 2531.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Managed care more common among State and local government employees on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2001/feb/wk1/art03.htm (visited August 30, 2016).

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