Lifestyle Disease and Healthcare Costs
Lifestyle disease is the leading driver of health care costs today. The Centers
of Disease Control and prevention estimate that 90 million Americans live with
chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma and congestive heart failure.
diseases cost an estimated 20-40% of all dollars spent on healthcare today. As a
business owner, you feel this pinch as your health care premiums rise each year
at an estimated minimum of 15% year over year.
Virtually all organizations have begun to search for more efficient business
practices to combat the double-digit cost increases for health care. Prevention of the drivers
of high healthcare costs becomes a significant method a savvy business owner can
employ to lower costs.