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Feeling the pinch - what does sickness cost the employer?

Hannah Bourne

Investigating these costs more thoroughly will enable employers to develop strategies for effectively reducing health costs

Take Home Messages: Absence from work and disability are the cause of a significant portion of health-related costs for employers. Why the research matters: Healthcare and health-related costs are a significant source of burden for employers. Investigating these costs more thoroughly will enable employers to develop strategies for effectively reducing health costs. What the research involved: The study gathered data on 374,799 e...

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