True costs of disability make clear case for return-to-work New audit tool helps organizations get clear picture of costsBy David Brown05/31/2004|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/29/2004 The National Institute of Disability Management and Research estimates typical disability costs for an organization with 1,000 employees to be in the range of $2 million per year. But, with effective and comprehensive disability management and return-to-work programs, it says those costs can be cut by between 30 and 50 per cent. Yet many organizations remain frustrated by disability management and return-to-work programs, and struggle to see the value of investing in those programs. The institute has been a major force behind the creation of disability management program audit tool that allows organizations to measure disability management program performance and thereby maximize return on investment in disability management. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.