OPEN MINDS The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst
In an article, "Ten Ways To Cut Your Health Care Costs Now," that appeared in the October, 1990 issue of Nations Business (and was reprinted in the October 30, 1990 issue of Medical Benefits), author Roger Thompson gives employers these recommendations for reducing health care costs:
- Increasing cost sharing by employees. This means increasing patient deductibles and copayments.
- Allow employees to pay for health premiums with tax-free dollars . . .