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Steep Rise in H.M.O. Costs
New York Times

When employers first introduced H.M.O. plans to their workers in the early 1990s, the plans were considered bargains. Companies paid much less for these plans because patients were sharply limited in where they could go for care, and medical expenses were tightly managed. Today, these plans are no longer a best buy, according to an analysis released Monday by consultants Aon Hewitt.