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August 30, 2019
Dr. Paul Peak
vice president, clinical pharmacy
The age of accountability

An important judgement on opioids in Oklahoma While the country is still experiencing the devastating impact of a full-fledged opioid epidemic in 2019, the day may have arrived for a select group of drug manufacturers to face court-mandated restitut…

August 30, 2019 by Dr. Paul Peak, vice president, clinical pharmacy
August 08, 2019
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
Increasing awareness of the impact of PTSD in the workplace

(DMEC) - One of the most heartwarming commercials on air today features a veteran at an animal shelter surveying dogs available for adoption. While most of the dogs are playfully vying for attention, he notices one dog with soulful eyes, quietly rest…

August 08, 2019 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
July 11, 2019
Beth Burry-Jackson
SVP, managed care operations
Five important elements of a strong return-to-work program

When an employee gets injured on the job, helping them return to work as quickly and safely as possible is the top priority. The longer they stay off work, claim costs rise and productivity is impacted. Studies show that the longer an injured employe…

July 11, 2019 by Beth Burry-Jackson, SVP, managed care operations
May 30, 2019
Andrea Buhl
President, managed care operations
Comorbidities and workplace injuries: Three ways to improve outcomes

The path to recovery after a workplace injury is not always a straight line. A workers’ compensation claim can become increasingly complex due to common health conditions and comorbidities. While comorbidities are often pre-existing and not directly …

May 30, 2019 by Andrea Buhl, President, managed care operations
July 02, 2015
Kimberly George
global head, innovation and product development
What does the Supreme Court’s ACA subsidy ruling mean for workers’ compensation?

Last week the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) health exchange subsidy. What does the ruling mean for workers’ compensation going forward? The ACA’s subsidy ruling has been a roller coaster ride for most of the major…

July 02, 2015 by Kimberly George, global head, innovation and product development
August 17, 2014
Florida Workers’ Advocates vs. State of Florida ruling: What does it mean?

On August 13, 2014 Miami-Dade 11th Circuit Judge Jorge Cueto in Florida Workers’ Advocates v. State of Florida held that the Florida Workers’ Compensation Act, as amended effective October 1, 2003, is unconstitutional as long as it contains the exclu…

August 17, 2014
April 29, 2014
Kimberly George
global head, innovation and product development
The impact of the ACA on workers’ compensation

Learn more: Click above for additional Sedgwick perspective on the ACA in our Foresight for '14 or watch our Foresight for '14 video at The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is bringing many changes to the healthcare system in America –…

April 29, 2014 by Kimberly George, global head, innovation and product development
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