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.
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.
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