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Employment and Health Benefits: A Connection at Risk
benefit programs effectively are quite uneven and narrowly focused on their own employee groups, they disagreed about the theoretical and empirical case for different strategies for controlling health care costs and the philosophies underlying these strategies. The next chapter, however, outlines some areas in which the committee did generally agree on steps that could improve the performance of the current system of voluntary employment-based health benefits.