X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

Employees’ health problems cost the U.S. economy $576 billion a year, and 39% of that total reflects lost productivity in the workplace, according to the Integrated Benefits Institute. The Institute came up with its estimate using a tool that includes such inputs as wage replacement, medical and pharmacy costs, and lost productivity.  In addition to the $227 billion in lost productivity, the total cost includes $117 billion in wage replacement for absences, workers compensation and disability, and $232 billion in medical and pharmacy costs.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to Treasury & Risk, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited Treasury & Risk content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical Treasury & Risk information including in-depth analysis of treasury and finance best practices, case studies with corporate innovators, informative newsletters, educational webcasts and videos, and resources from industry leaders.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Treasury & Risk events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including PropertyCasualty360.com and Law.com.

Already have an account?

Treasury and Risk

Treasury and Risk Staff Writers

More from this author

Treasury & Risk

Join Treasury & Risk

Don’t miss crucial treasury and finance news along with in-depth analysis and insights you need to make informed treasury decisions. Join Treasury & Risk now!

  • Free unlimited access to Treasury & Risk including case studies with corporate innovators, informative newsletters, educational webcasts, and resources from industry leaders.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Treasury & Risk events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM publications including PropertyCasualty360.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Treasury & Risk

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.