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Clinical Claims Innovation Lab

Expanding medical knowledge and influencing successful outcomes

Watch Dr. Tracy Hamill, MD share the Clinical Claims Innovation Lab model

By focusing on certain diagnoses, we keep pace with advances in medical treatment and our case managers continue to gain best practices for interacting with the health care provider, the employer and the employee. This exciting work promotes continuous improvement in the practice of disability claims management.

Clinical Claims Innovation Lab focus: Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease is a leading disability claims diagnosis. Advancements in medical treatment mean employees on leave can return to work sooner. We continuously upskill our claims team to confidently engage in treatment discussions and assess readiness for return to work.

How’s the health of your employees? 

Cardiovascular disease is a growing concern among younger populations


Each year in the U.S.

  • 190K New disability claims occur for Heart Disease
  • 10% of claims transition to Long-Term Disability
  • 43% Long-Term Disability claims lasting 2+ years

Download the full PDF from the Integrated Benefits Institute

  • Mental wellness and return to work success

    Heart attack patients often have a fear of recurrence which can impede their ability to return to work successfully. Here’s advice from the American Heart Association about Life After a Heart Attack.


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Group insurance policies are underwritten by Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (Wellesley Hills, MA) in all states, except New York, under Policy Form Series 93P-LH, 15-GP-01, 12-DI-C-01, 12-GPPort-P-01, 12-STDPort-C-01, 16-DI-C-01, TDBPOLICY-2006, and TDI-POLICY. In New York, group insurance policies are underwritten by Sun Life and Health Insurance Company (U.S.) (Lansing, MI) under Policy Form Series 15-GP-01, 13-GP-LH-01, 13-LTD-C-01, 13-STD-C-01, 06P-NY-DBL, 12-GPPort-01, and 12-STDPort-C-01. Product offerings may not be available in all states and may vary depending on state laws and regulations. The group insurance policies described in this advertisement provide disability income insurance only. They do NOT provide basic hospital, basic medical, or major medical insurance as defined by the New York State Department of Financial Services.

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