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February 17, 2017
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Health Affairs, The Work/Health Relationship Recap

Health Affairs is the leading peer-reviewed journal addressing health, health policy and health care - including cost, quality and access. Since the early 1980s, health research published in the journal has been used to shape policy nationally. To my…

February 17, 2017 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
January 19, 2016
David North
President and CEO
Sedgwick forecasts 16 industry trends to watch in 2016

As we move into the new year, I am excited about all the great things I believe will happen in our industry. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do at Sedgwick – from ensuring injured and ill workers have access to the right heal…

January 19, 2016 by David North, President and CEO
August 04, 2015
David North
President and CEO
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 David North, President and CEO
July 02, 2015
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
What does the Supreme Court’s ACA subsidy ruling mean for workers’ compensation?

Last week the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) health exchange subsidy. What does the ruling mean for workers’ compensation going forward? The ACA’s subsidy ruling has been a roller coaster ride for most of the major…

July 02, 2015 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
October 07, 2014
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Affordable Care Act advancements and opportunities

On Wednesday, October 8, I will be presenting at the 2014 Business Insurance Workers Comp & Safety Virtual Conference. I certainly hope you will be able to join us for this great event where I will speak about Affordable Care Act (ACA) advancemen…

October 07, 2014 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
July 28, 2014
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Will recent Affordable Care Act court rulings impact workers’ compensation?

When the Affordable Care Act (ACA), courts and differing points of view are all mentioned in the same sentence it should not surprise anyone, should it? If you watch Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show, he has a regular feature called "Pros and Cons" of…

July 28, 2014 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
April 29, 2014
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
The impact of the ACA on workers’ compensation

Learn more: Click above for additional Sedgwick perspective on the ACA in our Foresight for '14 or watch our Foresight for '14 video at youtu.be/hXt7Z8bGa44 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is bringing many changes to the healthcare system in America –…

April 29, 2014 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
February 20, 2014
Kathleen Shostek
VP Healthcare Risk Management
ERM in healthcare: Implementing second curve strategies

Healthcare is undergoing dramatic change. The operating environment for hospitals is rapidly shifting from a volume-based delivery model to a value-based one. A road map for hospitals to transform from the fee-for-service first curve to the pay-for…

February 20, 2014 by Kathleen Shostek, VP Healthcare Risk Management
January 24, 2014
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Moody's downgrade of U.S. health insurance sector - examining the causes

Speculation is rife about what will happen with healthcare in 2014. Now one of the first predictors has publicly voiced its opinion. On Wednesday, I read with great interest that Moody's revised its outlook for the U.S. healthcare sector to negativ…

January 24, 2014 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
January 10, 2014
David North
President and CEO
Foresight for '14

Recently I was featured on WorkCompWire.com in a Leaders Speak article discussing the top trends to watch in 2014. To begin the dialogue on these important topics, my colleagues and I created "Foresight for '14," which covers seven s…

January 10, 2014 by David North, President and CEO
December 19, 2013
David North
President and CEO
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 David North, President and CEO
November 19, 2013
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
The long and short of health plan cancellations

Long before this summer when health plan cancellation notices began arriving in plan member mailboxes, health insurers were creating alternative plan options for their consumers. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), signed into law…

November 19, 2013 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
November 06, 2013
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Navigating employer health plan options under the ACA

It has been stated repeatedly that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with its 900+ pages is the single most controversial law passed by Congress in the last 10 years. Since the ACA was signed into law in March 2010, the industry has been buzzing about th…

November 06, 2013 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
August 27, 2013
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Preparing for health reform

The primary objectives of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are to improve patient access to healthcare, enhance healthcare quality and patient safety, and reduce costs. When the ACA is implemented next year, millions of newly insured individuals will j…

August 27, 2013 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
August 19, 2013
David North
President and CEO
Further the conversation: Key issues facing our industry

Earlier today, I addressed the attendees of the 68th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference and the 25th Annual Safety and Health Conference. I challenged each individual to continue the conversation for industry advancement and shared w…

August 19, 2013 by David North, President and CEO
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