Mental health coverage climbs substantially

The dramatic rise in mental health initiatives in the workplace of late is highlighted in a recent survey by the IFEBP, with more employers offering coverage, assessments and training to employees

Mental health coverage climbs substantially

The share of organizations in both the United States and Canada that provide mental health coverage to employees has increased substantially in the past five years. More than three-quarters (79 per cent) of Canadian employers offer this coverage, up from 40 per cent in 2014, while 87 per cent of U.S. employers do the same, up from 69 per cent, according to a report from the International Federation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP).

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