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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Providing health care benefits in retirement.
Philadelphia : Pension Research Council, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania : University of Pennsylvania Press, c1994
|Material Type:||Conference publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Judith F Mazo; Anna M Rappaport; Sylvester J Schieber
|Notes:||Based on papers presented at a Pension Research Council Conference, at the University of Pennsylvania, May 6-7, 1993.|
|Description:||xii, 263 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||1. Overview / Anna M. Rappaport and Sylvester J. Schieber --
2. Introduction to Retiree Health Benefits / Judith F. Mazo --
3. Is Retiree Health Insurance Crowding Out Retiree Cash Benefits? / Deborah J. Chollet --
4. Adequacy of Employer-Sponsored Retiree Health Benefit Programs / Anna M. Rappaport and Carol H. Malone --
5. The Employer Role in Financing Health Care for Retirees / G. Lawrence Atkins --
6. Long-Term Prospects for Medicare and the Delivery of Retiree Health Benefits / Mark V. Pauly --
7. Managed Competition and the Elderly: An Analysis of Potential Benefits and Pitfalls / William R. Greer and Alan L. Hillman --
8. Resolving the Conflict Between Cultural Values and Limited Resources in Providing Health Services to the Elderly / Sylvester J. Schieber.
|Series Title:||Ralph H. Blanchard memorial endowment series, v. 5.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Judith F. Mazo, Anna M. Rappaport, Sylvester J. Schieber.|
central to the debate are the elderly population's special risk of health problems and its precarious position as health reform proposals unfold. The evolving process of reforming our health care system must reflect the politics and economics of retiree health care coverage. No other book includes such a diverse cross-section of research and opinion about this extremely expensive and valuable benefit. Providing Health Care Benefits in Retirement will be of interest to.
students, scholars, and professionals in areas of human resources, economics, health insurance, and employee benefits.