Who Joins a PPO?

Published in: Business and Health, v. 4, no. 4, Feb. 1987, p. 36-38

Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 1986

by Paul B. Ginsburg, Susan D. Hosek, M. Susan Marquis

This article is based on employee responses to surveys augmented with information from personnel files, and assessed that degree to which employees favor preferred providers and whether the preferred provider organizations (PPO) participants are a narrow, specialized segment or a broad cross section of covered employees.

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