Employee Health & Workers' Compensation: What the Research Reveals


The impact of workers’ compensation accidents and claims on employers can be profound. Employees’ health and well-being are at risk, as are the organization’s reputation and financial health.

During this week’s University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA) Conference in Boston, we shared the highlights from PMA Companies’ 2019 Integrated Claims Study. We examined one of the most problematic trends in workers’ compensation: the impact of employee comorbidities, that is, pre-existing conditions, such as obesity, smoking, and diabetes on workers’ compensation claims results.