Healthcare switch causing headaches in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Inquirer, March 17, 2008
Most of Philadelphia's prestigious teaching hospitals and their affiliates are saying no to an increasingly popular form of medical insurance for the elderly. The state of Pennsylvania is set to change its medical retirement benefit for its 62,000 retirees. Health advocates have testified before Congress that one of the kinds of plans offered to Pennsylvania retirees, known as a private fee-for-service plan, is wasteful and expensive.
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