TITLE

Consumerism may suffer from communication breakdown

AUTHOR(S)
Maas, Angela
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;2/1/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the findings of two surveys which suggest that although U.S. employees are comfortable with making health care decisions most are unsure of how to decide. Indications which support the unpreparedness of employees in making health care decisions; Role of human resource managers in the decision-making of their employees; Assessment of an employee's benefits knowledge.
ACCESSION #
15979769

 

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