Helios Renews Workers' Compensation Contract with Southwest Airlines

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Helios will be the airline's exclusive provider of workers' compensation pharmacy, ancillary, and settlement services for the next five years.

Our close partnership with Southwest Airlines and shared commitment to doing what’s right fosters collaboration and stimulates creative thinking to continuously evolve our program for maximum effectiveness.

Today, Helios, a workers’ compensation specialty services company, announces that Southwest Airlines is renewing and extending its current partnership with the company. Helios will be the airline’s exclusive provider of workers’ compensation pharmacy, ancillary, and settlement services for the company’s 45,000 employees for the next five years.

“Our employees are the heart of our business,” stated Patti Colwell, Workers’ Compensation Program Manager for Southwest Airlines. “It’s important to us to work with a company who shares this philosophy. We have found Helios to be a service-minded, accountable, and reliable partner. The insight, tools, and resources they share have been instrumental in our ability to control cost and utilization of pharmacy benefits and ancillary services, while ensuring that our injured workers are receiving better care at every stage of the claim.”

Over the past several years, Southwest has utilized Helios exclusively for workers’ compensation pharmacy benefit management and as part of a panel of providers for ancillary services. Under this new contract, Helios is the exclusive provider for pharmacy benefit management, ancillary, and settlement solutions.

“Our close partnership with Southwest Airlines and shared commitment to doing what’s right fosters collaboration and stimulates creative thinking to continuously evolve our program for maximum effectiveness,” said Tommy Young, Co-CEO of Helios. “We are proud to be one of their key strategic cost-containment partners.”

“Southwest and Helios share a common commitment to excellence,” stated Eileen Auen, Executive Chairman for Helios. “We value their partnership and the trust they place in us to care for their most important asset—their employees.”

About Helios
Helios, the new name for Progressive Medical and PMSI, is bringing the focus of workers’ compensation and auto-no fault pharmacy benefit management, ancillary services, and settlement solutions back to where it belongs—the injured party. Along with this new name comes a passion and intensity on delivering value beyond just the transactional savings for which we excel. To learn how our creative and innovative tools, expertise, and industry leadership can help your business shine, visit http://www.HeliosComp.com or call 800.777.3574.

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