Employee health benefits don’t have to break budgets

Employee health benefits don’t have to break budgets
Even small co-payments can prevent workers seeking healthcare. (Image: Getty)
Ben Moore
Employers are being encouraged to help employees gain access to healthcare, a feat that can often be restricted based on a person’s economic status.While there are many ways that this can be done, such as through subsidised insurance, most methods often rely on a person being able or willing to part with cash upfront and wait for it to be returned by an insurer or the employer themselves.For many, this is a significant barrier to seeking support for health conditions before they become acute.While the Accident Compensation Corporation (AC...

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