Harvard Business Review July 8, 2021
Why Employer-Sponsored Health Plans Are Key to Economic Recovery
Employer-sponsored health plans provide high-quality coverage for approximately 180 million people in the United States. Employers’ active engagement in providing health care coverage is a critical underpinning of a successful and sustainable health care system and a booming economy.
The Covid-19 pandemic has brought into focus the inextricable link between the health of the American workforce, the productivity of U.S. businesses, and the vibrancy of the economy. As people begin to safely return to work and life, the nation is poised to re-engage its workforce, regain momentum, and reignite prosperity.
Employers are uniquely equipped to help support this initiative by making health and wellness a priority for employees. These organizations create a shared...