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Private Health Insurance: Cooperatives Offer Small Employers Plan Choice and Market Prices

HEHS-00-49 Published: Mar 31, 2000. Publicly Released: May 01, 2000.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed small employer health insurance purchasing cooperatives, focusing on: (1) a bill that would establish Healthmarts; (2) studies of small employer purchasing cooperatives and the small group market; (3) GAO's interviews with health policy association officials and experts; and (4) experiences of five small employer health purchasing cooperatives.

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