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Unformatted text preview: HCR230 Comparing Cost Control Strategies In regards to cost control strategies employer sponsored health plans are the most popular. After a certain time on the job stated by the employer the employee can become eligible to enroll in the companies health plan. Employers can give the employee the choice of having the total amount of options or just a certain amount of options. The employee bought options are known as riders. Riders are commonly used for dental and vision care but can also be used for therapeutic massage and diabetic counseling. Annually open enrollment takes place when the employee has been on the job and worked through the employers waiting period. When the employee is deemed eligible he or she can select a plan that that benefits them and their spending choice. This particular plan is known as the provider network. In these plans consists of HMO, PPO, and POS plans. This is the most common type of employer provided healthcare to their employees. When a patient chooses a third party administrator employer provided healthcare to their employees....
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This note was uploaded on 07/16/2011 for the course HEALTHCARE HCR230 taught by Professor Inc during the Summer '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Summer '11