Paid Leave Necessary for an Ounce of Prevention: Paid Leave and Access to Preventive Health Care

To maximize the benefits of expanded access to preventive health care, workers need paid family and sick leave, including paid sick days. Because many workplaces do not provide such leaves, millions of Americans cannot benefit from comprehensive health care reform designed to guarantee access to preventive care that could produce cost savings and better public health outcomes over the long term.

To learn more, read this brief by Liz Ben-Ishai.