TITLE

HEALTH CARE CONSUMERISM: ENGAGING THE REAL BUYERS--EMPLOYEES

PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Benefits Quarterly;2005 Second Quarter, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Many employers have begun moving toward health care consumerism strategies designed to encourage employees to taker more responsibility for their health care and the cost of that care. Recent surveys suggest ways employers can ensure their consumerism strategies succeed in engaging employees and, ultimately, encourage employees to change their behavior. This article describes what those surveys reveal about employer and employee perspectives on consumerism and suggests steps employers can take to align their interests with those of their employees in order to manage the demand for and use of health care.
ACCESSION #
16582886

 

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