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Monitoriag of Employee Medical Benefits-Blesing or Irony? Esablished corporitions will
normally provide medical benefits to employes as a human mopurce strategy to attract
coenpetent people to join the organization. Sach benefits witl also be formally stated in an
employment service agreement signed between the employee and atployer. Medical benefits will
include general as well as specialixed treatment by a panel of medical practitioners at public and
selected private hospitals. In the 1980s and 1990s, the Human Resource (HR) Department used
to appoint officers so directly handlle and administer employee medical benefits. Employees
were given trust and freedon to approoch panel clinics and hospitals for treatment based on the
medical complications that prevail. Panel clinic doctors would in turn assers and propose
selected pabients to see medical specialists if their consplications further require specific medical
treatments. However, the 21 st century introduced the role of insurance corporations to
administer employee medical bencfits for variotis feasons. Apart from being a cost-cutting
measure. ofganiations percetve that employees are no more hoaest in the use of the medical
benefits. Employers view that employees take advuntage of the beaclits given, 80 moch so that
further scrutiny needs to be undertiken by an appointed insurance company to justify utilization
of pecialist treatment at private bogpitals, not to mention the type of medication prescribed. Puan
Hlya ia an cucutive employee at KMG Multimedia Corporation (KMG). She has kowe problem,
a prolonged Illaess due to excessive walking and travelling in the course of dol he her job.
Because of excessive pain. Paan llya went to see a panet gecital. She was hopeftel to then
referred her to an orthepuedic apeciallat at another privete hospital. She was hopefid tor based
medication by the orthopucdic specialist. Tother surprise, hhen to pay for the medication
pharmacy to collect the prescribed medication, the cashier told her to as it had been classified as
suppicments instead of medication by the insurance corporalion. appointed by her employer.
When Paan llya double checked with the HR department of KMG, they also informed ber that
the knee problem medication, Vitryl S, is not going to be covered by the employer since i is a
supplement, not medicine. The HR officer farther emphasized that this is in lithe with the
insurance corporation' general guidelines on medical benefits. Coincidentally, Puan Ilya did not
bring sufficient cash at that point in time. In a state of disppointment, she left the hospital
without purchasing Vitryl S. While coping with her knee pain on the way home, several issues
came to her mind. She even checked the employmrat service contract after returning to office.
There was indeed no written procedure on thesupplement issue under medical benefits within the
clauses in her original employment service. contract. QUESTIONS 1. Outline three ethical issues
in this case 2. Discuss emplovees' and employers' obligation in ensuring occupational safety and
health at work, based on this article. 3. Is it fair for KMG Multimedia Corporation to ask. Puan
llya to bear the medical cost for treating her knee problem? Justify.

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Monitoriag of Employee Medical Benefits-Blesing or Irony Esablished .pdf

  • 1. Monitoriag of Employee Medical Benefits-Blesing or Irony? Esablished corporitions will normally provide medical benefits to employes as a human mopurce strategy to attract coenpetent people to join the organization. Sach benefits witl also be formally stated in an employment service agreement signed between the employee and atployer. Medical benefits will include general as well as specialixed treatment by a panel of medical practitioners at public and selected private hospitals. In the 1980s and 1990s, the Human Resource (HR) Department used to appoint officers so directly handlle and administer employee medical benefits. Employees were given trust and freedon to approoch panel clinics and hospitals for treatment based on the medical complications that prevail. Panel clinic doctors would in turn assers and propose selected pabients to see medical specialists if their consplications further require specific medical treatments. However, the 21 st century introduced the role of insurance corporations to administer employee medical bencfits for variotis feasons. Apart from being a cost-cutting measure. ofganiations percetve that employees are no more hoaest in the use of the medical benefits. Employers view that employees take advuntage of the beaclits given, 80 moch so that further scrutiny needs to be undertiken by an appointed insurance company to justify utilization of pecialist treatment at private bogpitals, not to mention the type of medication prescribed. Puan Hlya ia an cucutive employee at KMG Multimedia Corporation (KMG). She has kowe problem, a prolonged Illaess due to excessive walking and travelling in the course of dol he her job. Because of excessive pain. Paan llya went to see a panet gecital. She was hopeftel to then referred her to an orthepuedic apeciallat at another privete hospital. She was hopefid tor based medication by the orthopucdic specialist. Tother surprise, hhen to pay for the medication pharmacy to collect the prescribed medication, the cashier told her to as it had been classified as suppicments instead of medication by the insurance corporalion. appointed by her employer. When Paan llya double checked with the HR department of KMG, they also informed ber that the knee problem medication, Vitryl S, is not going to be covered by the employer since i is a supplement, not medicine. The HR officer farther emphasized that this is in lithe with the insurance corporation' general guidelines on medical benefits. Coincidentally, Puan Ilya did not bring sufficient cash at that point in time. In a state of disppointment, she left the hospital without purchasing Vitryl S. While coping with her knee pain on the way home, several issues came to her mind. She even checked the employmrat service contract after returning to office. There was indeed no written procedure on thesupplement issue under medical benefits within the clauses in her original employment service. contract. QUESTIONS 1. Outline three ethical issues in this case 2. Discuss emplovees' and employers' obligation in ensuring occupational safety and health at work, based on this article. 3. Is it fair for KMG Multimedia Corporation to ask. Puan llya to bear the medical cost for treating her knee problem? Justify.