Employer, employee perceptions of consumerism vary

Carlson, Leah
July 2004
Employee Benefit News;Jul2004, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p18
Presents the result of a survey on the perceptions of health care consumerism among workers and their employers in the U.S., conducted by human resources consulting firm Towers Perrin LLC. Percentage of workers who considered themselves effective health care consumers; Advice given by Peter Lee, president of Pacific Business Group on Health, to promote health care consumerism among employees; One explanation for the disparity between workers' and companies' perceptions of consumerism.


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