Better preventative measures can reduce employee claim costs: MAXIS

Musculoskeletal conditions most costly claim

Hemma Visavadia
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Better preventative measures can reduce employee claim costs: MAXIS

Better use of preventative measures and programmes can have a significant cost reducing impact for employers, according to a new report by MAXIS Global Benefits Network (MAXIS).

The report found that musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions were the most expensive claims drivers for multinational employers and accounted for 12% of private medical claims costs for multinationals worldwide, despite the impact of Covid-19. MSK conditions were ahead of respiratory diseases (11.5%), digestive conditions (10.3%), neoplastic diseases (9.1%) and genitourinary conditions (7.1%). The analysis, based on medical claims data from MAXIS' network of local insurance companies, looked ...

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