Employers' benefits from workers' health insurance.

@article{OBrien2003EmployersBF,
  title={Employers' benefits from workers' health insurance.},
  author={Ellen O'Brien},
  journal={The Milbank quarterly},
  year={2003},
  volume={81 1},
  pages={
          5-43, table of contents
        }
}
Even though many employers believe that health insurance and health affect employees' productivity and firms' performance, health economists typically overlook and rarely measure firms' returns on health-related investments. Some research, however, suggests that firms may benefit economically by providing health insurance coverage for workers and their families. For example, health coverage may help employers recruit and retain high-quality workers. Health may contribute to productivity by… CONTINUE READING

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