Disability Diagnostics: Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US, causing about one in four deaths. The impact of heart disease is significant, not only in terms of morbidity but also in terms of financial strain on individuals, businesses, and the overall economy. This snapshot provided by IBI's Disability Diagnosis Analyzer estimates the business [...]

Disability Diagnosis Analyzer

IBI's Disability Diagnosis Analyzer uses short-term disability (STD) and long-term disability (LTD) claims from its Disability and Leave Benchmarking system to illustrate the disability burden of illnesses, diseases, injuries and pregnancies. We project the total number of disability incidents for the U.S. workforce covered for employer-based STD benefits. We then project the total costs of [...]

Downstream Costs of High Cholesterol

High cholesterol contributes to the hardening and narrowing of arteries (known as atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, or ASCVD) – which in turn is a major cause of heart attacks and strokes. The disability costs of cardiovascular conditions related to high cholesterol are less recognized than the healthcare costs and fatality risks. This report provides an analysis [...]

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