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April 03, 2020 · Policy Matters team
Amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, state governors, regulators and legislatures have initiated a range of urgent policy changes or directives to facilitate response and mitigation efforts, including at the workers’ compensation level. This heightened focus has diverted some attention away from other policy developments. Read more...
April 02, 2020 · From the desk of David W. Young
While there are many unknowns, Optum Workers’ Compensation and Auto No-Fault is committed to our customers, claimants and our team members. We remain fully staffed and operational and continue to ensure that the injured person is receiving the right treatment at the right time for the right duration and for the most appropriate cost. Read more...
March 23, 2020 · Policy Matters team
Amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, state governors, regulators and legislatures have initiated a range of urgent policy changes or directives to facilitate response and mitigation efforts, including at the workers’ compensation level. This heightened focus has diverted some attention away from other policy developments. Read more...
March 23, 2020
The combination of two non-opioid analgesic medications used to treat pain and inflammation will soon be available over-the-counter (OTC), according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and an announcement from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on March 2, 2020. Read more...
March 23, 2020 · Policy Matters team
Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the webinars scheduled for April 7, 8, 22 and 23, 2020 will be postponed to a later date. Read more...
March 18, 2020 · Policy Matters team
Listed below are brief updates on several recent policy developments across the country. Read more...
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