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No great surprise here: The group Physicians for a National Health Program has come out saying that the federal government should become the single payer for health coverage in the United States. What is surprising to some is that the group put forth its proposal, which is essentially an upgraded and expanded version of Medicare, in the "generally conservative" Journal of the American Medical Association. According to the Christian Science Monitor, that puts "the idea back on the map as a serious alternative".... Employers are using financial incentives and deterrents more often in their attempt to keep workers healthy and costs down, according to a new Hewitt Associates study. Use of financial incentives/deterrents rose from 32 percent to 40 percent from 1995 to 2002 among major U.S. employers.

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HAP, a subsidiary of Henry Ford Health System, is a nonprofit health plan providing coverage to individuals, companies and organizations. This executive develops strategies to meet membership and revenue targets through products, pricing, market segmentation and advertising.  Aligns business among Business Development, Commercial Sales, Medicare and Public Sector Programs and Product Development. Seeks to enhance and be responsible for business development and expansion through the development of an effective product portfolio, strong interpersonal relationships and service excellence.

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