Top 5 Global Health Perks, Part 2: Chinese Medicine

Top 5 Global Health Perks, Part 2: Chinese Medicine

NursingLink and BusinessWeek

February 20, 2008

Hong Kong

Cost-of-living rank: 5
Salary, Bigwig (i.e., head of sales & marketing): $149,905
Salary, Underling (i.e. data-entry operator): $16,139
Projected average pay increase for 2008: 3.8%
Days off: 26

Local perk: In recent years, Hong Kong workers have been asking for traditional Chinese medicine coverage as a supplement to regular health insurance.

The plans, which cover everything from herbal therapies to fees for Chinese medicine practitioners, are offered by 55% of employers, says Mercer’s Chow Koo.

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