2002 Policy Forum Focuses on New Trends in Employer Health Benefits

Policy forum on consumer-driven health benefits

In 2002, the Employee Benefit Research Institute convened a policy forum to explore the implications of consumer-driven health plans for workers and their families, employers and public policy. The Consumer Health Education Council co-sponsored the meeting.

The institute, based in Washington, is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization engaged in public policy research and education on economic security and employee benefits.

Key Results

  • The "Policy Forum on Consumer-Driven Health Benefits" took place on May 2, 2002, in Washington. The forum brought together 86 participants, including the institute sponsors, congressional and executive branch staff, employee benefit experts and representatives from academia, interest groups and labor.

Funding

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) supported this project through a grant of $44,810.

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