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June 1983

HMOs and other health plans: coverage and employee premiums

Allan P. Blostin, William Marclay

Ten years after the passage of the HMO Act, health maintenance organizations represent a small proportion of employee health plans; benefits are more comprehensive and worker premiums higher than for traditional insurance, but other variables make comparisons difficult.

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