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Can better cancer care lower company's health costs?

Reuters  |  NEW YORK 

By Beth PinskerNEW YORK (Reuters) - When companies try to tackle rising healthcare costs, shifting more of the burden to employees is increasingly the strategy of choice.But Activision Blizzard, an entertainment company that employs more than 6,000 people in the United States, has been spending less on healthcare than projected for the last few years, in large part because it is offering better options for cancer care. "I'm a cancer survivor myself. I know what it's like when you get a diagnosis," said human resources head Milt Ezzard, who joined the Santa Monica, California-based company six ...

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 17:42 IST