Health reform and employee health benefits programs.

S. A. Rosenberg, C. M. Eytalis

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Abstract

The impact of health reform on employee health benefits programs could be dramatic. Depending on the health reform program adopted, employers could face significant new regulatory and economic burdens in operating employee health benefits programs or could find themselves greatly relieved of such burdens. President Clinton's proposal, in particular, would dramatically alter today's practices. This article focuses on how the Clinton proposal would change employee health benefits programs. Although President Clinton has indicated a willingness to compromise, his legislation may prove to be a house of cards, with all provisions interdependent. Employers should study all pending proposals carefully and weigh in on the debate so as to ensure that lawmakers are fully educated before making potentially irreversible decisions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)471-483
Number of pages13
JournalEmployee relations law journal
Volume19
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • Law

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