This easy-to-use guide will help you manage a cost-effective health insurance plan & ensure that your decisions are in compliance with constantly changing health care legislation. The Health Insurance Answer Book offers instant access to information on everything from HMOs, PPOs, COBRA, OBRA, & flexible benefits to plan rating, funding, cost containment, & administration.
Its question-and-answer format speeds you to realistic strategies & solutions in seconds. Because the book is updated annually, you'll be sure to stay informed on newly enacted & pending legislation. For example, you'll get concise, jargon-free coverage of The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), changes in the Medicare payroll tax, pharmacy benefit management, reduced reimbursements for physicians & hospitals, workers' compensation, Medigap policies, self-insurance, & third-party administration.
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