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NY Trade Union Offers Alternative to HMO

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Managed care companies have come under sharp criticism from patients and health workers for denying care, cutting corners and then posting big profits. Now one New York-based trade union is offering an alternative to HMO’s.

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DENNIS RIVERA, the president of 1199, the National Health and Human Services Employees Union, which represents 120,000 health care workers in New York State.

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