Will Hiring People with Disabilities Increase Health Insurance Costs?

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Will Hiring People with Disabilities Increase Health Insurance Costs?

By Andy Marso

Published June 17, 2020

The Americans with Disabilities Act and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission prohibit companies from refusing to hire qualified candidates due to fears that their disabilities will increase health care costs. But do employees with disabilities really drive up health care costs in the first place?

The evidence suggests that if they do, it’s not by much.

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