Cost of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease to the employer: a perspective from the United States

BACKGROUND: Employers pay more than just salary for their employees. Previous studies have largely focused on direct medical and prescription drug costs of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and few have reported on total absenteeism costs. AIMS: To examine the annual cost of illness of GERD in an employed US population by benefit category and by… Read more »