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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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  • Federal regulation and preventive services
    • Preventive medications and preventive treatments
    • Employers can shape plans to promote delivery and use
  • HDHPs and "safe-harbor" coverage
    • Waive deductible and eliminate copays
    • Waive deductible and reduce copays
    • Waive plan deductible and require standard copay
    • Apply standard deductible but provide separate financial benefit for preventive services
    • Implications for health plans?


Presenter: Kathryn

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