Group 2 - Cost AnalysisPage address: http://www.mnsu.edu/campuswellness/archive/group2/
Group 2 - Cost Analysis (Claims, Worker's Comp)
The charge for this group was to gather and analyze existing data on health and wellness of Minnesota State University, Mankato employees to establish a baseline estimate of yearly health-related costs to the institution. These data may be used at a later point to determine whether health and wellness programs initiated as a result of Task Force recommendations have an impact on specific health-related costs.
- The group examined campus data from Human Resources, Environmental Health and Safety, and state-wide data from the Department of Employee Relations (DOER) where consistent health-related information has been gathered in the past. These included:
- Average sick leave hours used over the past 3 years by bargaining unit and age group, OSHA Summary of Work-related Injuries and Illnesses (compiled by Therese Mullins and Minnesota State University, Mankato Human Resources Staff)
- Worker’s compensation injuries over the past 3 years including type and classification of injury, body part affected, and cost to the university (compiled by Rob McGinn and Minnesota State University, Mankato Environmental Health and Safety Staff)
- Aggregate data from health surveys conducted byBlue Cross/Blue Shield, Preferred One, and Health completed by State of Minnesota employees in fall 2005 (compiled by Penny Knoblich, with data supplied by Ricka Stenerson, Manager, Health Risk Management, DOER)