AIDS Threatens Global Business
- Aids becomes grim reaper on farms. van Zyl, Johann // Finance Week;09/22/2000, p22
Discusses the impact of the disease Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome on the agricultural sector of South Africa. Decrease in the labor force; Number of deaths related to the disease; Increase in healthcare costs. INSETS: Aids and a mining disaster, by John Handley.;Plan now for effects of Aids..
- Study notes lower cost of AIDS treatment. // Drug Topics;8/2/93, Vol. 137 Issue 15, p6
Reports on the study of the Agency for Health Care Policy Research that the cost of treating a person with AIDS between the time of diagnosis of full-blown disease and death is less than it was in 1992. Reduction in average length of hospital stays and frequency of hospitalization; Report on...
- States, cities receive more than $155 million in AIDS-HIV funding. // Public Health Reports;May/Jun92, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p367
Reports that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded formula grants totalling $95.2 million to assist all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands in providing health care and support services for people with AIDS and HIV infection. ...
- Defining and measuring the costs of the HIV epidemic to business firms. Farnham, Paul G. // Public Health Reports;May/Jun94, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p311
Focuses on the costs of the epidemic of HIV infection and AIDS. Comparison of the frameworks for analyzing the costs of the epidemic to the business community and to society; Illness-based employment costs; Health insurance; Disability insurance; Societal costs; Other factors.
- AIDS costs didn't match insurers' fears. // RN;Aug92, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p19
States that according to an actuarial firm's survey of 140 large insurers, AIDS-related claims made up about 1.4 percent of all health claims nationwide in 1991. Less than the amount the Centers for Disease Control predicted; Details of the study done by Milliman & Robertson; More.
- The impact of AIDS on benefit plans. // Nation's Business;Mar89, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p60
Discusses the impact of AIDS on health care insurance, life insurance and disability insurance. Describes the question of balancing the employer's desire to cover the health needs of employees and their families with the need to control costs. INSET: Checklist for health, life and disability...
- AIDS concerns for business. Singer, I.D. // Nation's Business;Jun89, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p75
Describes the growing impact of AIDS on small-businesses. Workplace concerns; Health benefits; Value of educational resources. INSET: Ten principles for the workplace.;For more information..
- Elsewhere... // Nation's Health;Jul92, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p5
Presents information regarding AIDS and Medicaid. Medicaid budget shortfalls will likely alter the present status quo enjoyed by recipients, due to the rise in the victims of AIDS; Drafting of legislation to help curb rise in HIV infection among minority Americans; Merits of posting Medicaid...
- AIDS: We all pay in different ways. McCoy, Frank // Black Enterprise;Feb1993, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p65
Focuses on the economic impact of AIDS and asserts that most businesses do not have an HIV/AIDS policy or education program. Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates on the number of people who carry the AIDS virus; Projected cost of treating people with HIV in the United States; Phone number...