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February 24, 2017
Kimberly Brown, SVP, Government Relations
Advocating for our industry

Sedgwick is proud to support the Association of Claims Professionals (ACP) to advance our industry and sustain future growth and positive outcomes. The companies that make up the ACP are leaders in the claims management industry and include indepen…

February 24, 2017 by Kimberly Brown, SVP, Government Relations
April 12, 2016
Robin Joines
SVP Risk Management
The Heart of RIMS

Editor’s Note: Robin was awarded the prestigious Ron Judd Heart of RIMS Award at the 2016 Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) annual conference in San Diego, CA. She was recognized for her outstanding contributions to the Memphis RIMS chapte…

April 12, 2016 by Robin Joines, SVP Risk Management
March 28, 2016
David North
Executive chairman
Beyond the BI TPA rankings

What does being the largest really mean? Business Insurance magazine recently released their annual TPA rankings and Sedgwick was again named the largest in the industry. We have been ranked the largest for over a decade based on revenue. Are we …

March 28, 2016 by David North, Executive chairman
April 02, 2014
Outcomes-based networks: Are they all created equal?

With the buzz around outcomes-based networks in healthcare and now in workers' compensation, many are trying to understand what these are all about and if they are all created the same. In workers' compensation, one of the main goals for risk manage…

April 02, 2014
March 14, 2014
Barbara Jones, VP Client Services, Disability Administration
Is a California Voluntary Plan right for you?

Did you know that California is one of only five states in the nation – along with Hawaii, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island – with a mandatory disability insurance program? In California, the State Disability Insurance (SDI) "State Plan" is fu…

March 14, 2014 by Barbara Jones, VP Client Services, Disability Administration
February 14, 2014
Make a difference

Earlier this week I had a very good conversation with some of my industry peers, including some Sedgwick colleagues and some people who work for other organizations. It was exciting to hear they shared my commitment to doing more to make a difference…

February 14, 2014
January 22, 2014
Denise Fleury, SVP Disability and Absence Management
The value of integrated disability management

For many employers today, management of the direct and indirect costs of absence and the need to improve employee productivity are critical competitive issues. More effective absence management has become a key initiative. As a result, integrated …

January 22, 2014 by Denise Fleury, SVP Disability and Absence Management
January 16, 2014
Kathy Tazic
Managing Director Client Services
Advocate with purpose

My mom suffers from vascular dementia. It's a progressive, slow, debilitating disease. As a non-medical person new to the maze of healthcare and elderly care, there was a lot to learn. My mom's in a nursing home 10 minutes from my house and I am now …

January 16, 2014 by Kathy Tazic, Managing Director Client Services
December 18, 2013
Update: Oklahoma options approved by Supreme Court

On December 16, 2013, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled 7 to 1 that Senate Bill 1062, which was signed by Governor Mary Fallin on May 6, 2013, "is not unconstitutional as a multiple subject bill." The high court in the case, Coates et al vs. Fallin, N…

December 18, 2013
December 11, 2013
Chris Mandel, RF
SVP Strategic Solutions
Reflections on Innovation: The Teddys

Having recently returned from the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference in Las Vegas, I am impressed to reflect on how the 2013 recipients of the Teddy Awards are just the latest crop of companies and their risk and benefit leaders…

December 11, 2013 by Chris Mandel, RF, SVP Strategic Solutions
December 05, 2013
The Oklahoma winds of change

Oklahoma passed a workers' compensation reform bill on April 30, 2013 – Senate Bill 1062 overhauls the entire Oklahoma workers' compensation system. The bill consists of three different parts: 1.  The Administrative Workers' Compensation Act …

December 05, 2013
November 12, 2013
Kathy Tazic
Managing Director Client Services
Four keys for employer action: Illinois workers' comp

Employers face multiple pressures when considering ways to advocate and care for injured workers and manage costs in complex state workers' compensation systems. One of the keys to balancing these needs is to take advantage of all available resources…

November 12, 2013 by Kathy Tazic, Managing Director Client Services
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