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July 14, 2017
Mike Merlino
SVP Medicare Compliance
MSAs: A second bite at the apple

CMS now permits some old MSAs to be re-approved Before this week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) had a simple philosophy: Parties get one bite at the apple when it comes to CMS approval. However, on Monday, CMS released an upda…

July 14, 2017 by Mike Merlino, SVP Medicare Compliance
August 04, 2015
Dave North
executive chairman
Center for Excellence: Medical Cost Drivers in Workers’ Compensation

The 2015 Workers' Compensation Educational Conference (WCEC) is just three weeks away. This year thousands of people will come together in Orlando from August 23 - 26 to learn and exchange ideas about challenges facing our industry and opportuni…

August 04, 2015 by Dave North, executive chairman
January 02, 2014
Mario Rodriguez, Director National Technical Compliance
Consequence management: What is it, and is your organization prepared?

Risks to an increasingly modernized, technological and integrated society have greatly increased our threat of events with catastrophic consequences. Frequency and scale of these events as well as natural disasters are increasing along with the econo…

January 02, 2014 by Mario Rodriguez, Director National Technical Compliance
December 19, 2013
Dave North
executive chairman
Recap: 13 for 2013 Emerging Issues for Employers

In early 2013, Sedgwick advised clients of the top trends expected to impact employers this year from the Affordable Care Act: a change in the healthcare delivery model – to economic and market forces: how they will drive employer actions. Looking…

December 19, 2013 by Dave North, executive chairman
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
October 31, 2013
Dave North
executive chairman
Mirroring workforce diversity for our customers

The demographics of our population and workforce are changing. This change deserves our attention in terms of thinking about how as an industry we can better serve our customers. With an aging workforce, we now have four generations of workers cont…

October 31, 2013 by Dave North, executive chairman
October 16, 2013
Is innovation in workers’ comp an oxymoron?

We can agree that much has changed about the world of workers' compensation, yet the question of effect remains open. On one hand, many employers have substantially improved their "results" in this realm, particularly over the last five to ten years.…

October 16, 2013
October 09, 2013
Susan Shemanski, VP Client Services
Better with age: How are you managing your workforce? Part II

In my last blog, I discussed the value of a mature workforce. Are you interested in developing a plan to keep your aging workforce engaged, productive and injury-free? As you begin working on a plan, some key facts about how age should be considered:…

October 09, 2013 by Susan Shemanski, VP Client Services
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