Single-payer health insurance, such as found in Australia and Canada, still leaves business focused on the broad outcomes of health, like productivity, managed absence and turnover, and enhanced morale. Canadian research shows that investment in health promotion is principally driven by such concerns, both for HR managers and senior management.
When will American business take advantage of the key payor role they still are able to play to insist that healthcare focus on keeping workers healthy, productive and at work?