What’s our role in wellness?
Harbor Health has looked at obesity, diabetes, hypertension, addiction, mental health, and tobacco use for their impact on workers’ compensation claims. Claim duration is 285% longer for the claims involving comorbidities. Claim duration increased by 76% when more than one comorbidity is present, and claims costs increased 341% with multiple comorbidities.
Sounds like a problem that worksite wellness programs might help reduce?
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