Boston Scientific partners with Sedgwick to provide Leave of Absence Administration. Sedgwick  will   support  you every step of the way  throughout your claim, and for any future absence needs. 

Sedgwick is looking forward to serving your absence needs.  You can access your claim information 24/7 at or by calling Sedgwick at 855-811-5701. If you have any questions, representatives are available Monday through Friday between 7:00 AM - 8:30 PM Central Time. 

If you are unable to return to work after being on Short Term Disability (STD) Leave for 26 weeks, Sedgwick will transition your leave to The Hartford.  The Hartford will contact you directly if they  need additional documentation to approve your LTD Leave.   


Time for you. Time for your family. Boston Scientific’s Leave of Absence program provides you with both paid and unpaid time to help meet your needs and the needs of your family.  

Sedgwick will automatically offset your disability claim if you’re eligible for leave pay under any state paid programs. To receive full pay for medical, maternity or bonding leave, you must file a claim with both Sedgwick and the state. Please contact Sedgwick with questions. 

  • 14 total weeks paid time off for new moms (6 weeks Maternity leave paid according to the Short-term Disability program and 8 weeks bonding leave paid at 100%)
  • 8 weeks bonding leave paid at 100% for adoption
  • 8 weeks bonding leave paid at 100% for non-birth employee parents
  • 8 weeks bonding leave paid at 100% for employees having a child through surrogacy
  • Short-term Disability – covers you for up to 26 weeks if you become ill or injured. 
  • Long Term Disability – provides partial income replacement for both non-work and work-related covered illnesses and injuries after you have been disabled for 180 continuous calendar days. 
  • Family Leave – provides job and benefit protections if you need to take a leave of absence for certain family medical or family military situations for up to 12 weeks unpaid time.

If you need to take a leave – communicate with your supervisor, initiate your leave with Sedgwick  and review the Employee Leave Checklist.  

Requesting an Accommodation – If you are currently disabled or become disabled and are in need of a reasonable accommodation, you should contact your manager, People Services or Employee Relations who will assist you with evaluating reasonable accommodations that may enable you to perform the essential functions of your job.