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Table 5 Comparison of Key Model Outputs Relevant to Employer Business Case for Disparity Reduction

From: A simulation model approach to analysis of the business case for eliminating health care disparities

Disparity-Reduction Intervention Direct Medical Care Costs - Change Per Person Days Off Work - Change Per Person Indirect Costs - Change Per Person Total - Change Per Person
Increase HEDIS Mammography Rate in African American Women by 10% (70%-80%) $ - 37.66 -0.59 $ -12.53 (no turnover cost) $ -140.03 $ -50.19 (no turnover cost) $-177.69 (with turnover)
Increase HEDIS Appropriate Medication Use in Adults by 10% (80-90%) $ - 793.72 - 5.08 $ -866.04 $ -1,659.76
Increase HEDIS Appropriate Medication Use in Adults by 20% (70-90%) $ - 1,680.26 - 10.75 $ -1,832.66 $ -3,512.92