Cancer patient 

Cancer has surpassed musculoskeletal conditions as the leading factor driving employers’ health care costs, according to the 2023 Large Employers’ Health Care Strategy and Plan Design Survey from the Business Group on Health.

Eighty-three percent of respondents cited cancer when asked to select the top three conditions driving costs. Musculoskeletal conditions, the leading factor in 2020 and 2021, ranked second at 75%. Rounding out the top 10 were:


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