TITLE

Free resource helps employers benchmark disability costs

AUTHOR(S)
E. B. N.
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;May2004, Vol. 18 Issue 6, Special section p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
Interviews Ronald Leopold, medical doctor and author of the book "A Year in the Life of a Million American Workers." Views on how to overcome disability costs in employee workforces; Forecasts in health related trends; Link between an employer's disability experience and its medical experience.
ACCESSION #
13030359

 

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