Health care system is fundamentally flawed

April 2010
Employee Benefit News;Apr2010, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p31
The author examines the fundamental drawbacks of the health care system in the U.S. and its implications for occupational health services. He asserts that a health care delivery model that focuses on treatments instead of prevention is inefficient. He cites a substantial drop in health care cost of chronic conditions and catastrophic claims as one benefit of a prevention-based system. He stresses that human capital can improve company efficiency, brand and reputation.


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