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Employees’ lack of health insurance understanding is causing many to skip out on care–costing them and their employers. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Consider the cost: Lost productivity rings up to as much as $225.8 billion annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s a lot of cost for employers, but if they don’t get more involved in their employees’ health, those workers will become even more disenchanted with their bosses on the subject than they already are.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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