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sanofi-aventis Health Care Survey 2009
Plan members rely on their group benefits programs, especially during difficult economic times
Areas of concern for plan members
care and to employee health promotion programs;
Plan member feedback pinpoints issues plan sponsors may want to focus on when they review the health benefits plans they offer employees. Areas that
members place on their health benefits plans.
The annual sanofi-aventis Health Care Survey takes the pulse of more than 2,000 randomly selected Canadian plan members. It captures their attitudes and preferences about their employer-sponsored health benefits plans, as well as their thoughts on the Canadian health care system in general. The perceptions of plan members provide valuable information to plan sponsors when assessing their current health benefits plans, and
when making future decisions about those plans. And they’re particularly valuable during difficult economic times when some plan sponsors might be looking for ways to cut costs.
were highlighted by plan members in the 2009 survey include the following:
employees and their productivity;