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April 27, 2019
David North
President and CEO
RIMS 2019: 50 Forward

I always say that RIMS is like a big family reunion and I look forward to it every year. The days are long, but rewarding, filled with meeting our clients, stakeholders, colleagues and new friends. This year we will hit a special milestone as Sedgwic…

April 27, 2019 by David North, President and CEO
August 07, 2018
Bob Peterson
Group President
Greater than the sum of our parts

On April 16, Sedgwick announced the completion of the Cunningham Lindsey acquisition. Although the activity leading up to this important notice was significant, we knew that the real advantages for our clients would come in the near future.  Se…

August 07, 2018 by Bob Peterson, Group President
May 02, 2018
Mark Debus
clinical behavioral health specialist
The value of work: A case study

In a recent case, I helped an injured employee overcome anxiety and return to work.  It turned out that going back to work was its own kind of cure.  Ryan was off work due to a lower back injury.  His claims examiner contacted me becau…

May 02, 2018 by Mark Debus, clinical behavioral health specialist
April 16, 2018
Jane Tutoki
Vice Chair Sedgwick
Global solutions; local expertise

It is not often that your first blog for an organization is to write about one of the most exciting moments in the company’s history. It truly is a day of celebration for all of us. Earlier today we announced that Sedgwick has finalized its purchase …

April 16, 2018 by Jane Tutoki, Vice Chair Sedgwick
April 07, 2018
Bob Peterson
Group President
Forward-facing financials and focus

What keeps you awake at night as a risk manager? For many, it may be demonstrating to the C-suite the value and importance you bring to your organization. This can be a challenging task for all departments, but it sometimes seems like risk management…

April 07, 2018 by Bob Peterson, Group President
March 23, 2018
Jonathan Mast
Social Media Director, Sedgwick
Spencer/Sedgwick 5K Fun Run 2018

In less than a month, many of us will gather in San Antonio for RIMS 2018. While a lot of business activity happens during the conference, a lot of good happens in support of our industry, as well. One of the best examples is the Spencer/Sedgwick 5K …

March 23, 2018 by Jonathan Mast, Social Media Director, Sedgwick
December 22, 2017
David North
President and CEO
First responders demonstrate that courage counts

At Sedgwick, taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Our job is to provide assistance and support when the unexpected occurs. But more often than not, our colleagues are not the first ones at the scene when there’s an injury at wor…

December 22, 2017 by David North, President and CEO
December 10, 2017
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Practice and Compliance
What’s ahead in 2018? Increased opportunities for collaboration

Human resources and benefit managers will have excellent opportunities to demonstrate their expertise in 2018. The complexity of issues they address on a daily basis continues to grow and evolve. Federal, state, county and city laws that govern emp…

December 10, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Practice and Compliance
November 09, 2017
Dr. Paul Peak
Director Clinical Pharmacy
Pharmacist interns: Tomorrow’s occupational injury asset

Claims administrators have an invaluable opportunity to help future pharmacists understand the challenges regarding prescription drug use for occupational injuries. A pharmacist intern program, like the one we offer at Sedgwick, can provide ex…

November 09, 2017 by Dr. Paul Peak, Director Clinical Pharmacy
October 25, 2017
Dr. Reema Hammoud
Director Clinical Pharmacy
The pharmacist and the claim

Fostering awareness in the complex world of prescription drugs It is vital for a claims administrator to have pharmacists on staff because the current reality in workers’ compensation injury care is that prescription drug activity is a dangerous and…

October 25, 2017 by Dr. Reema Hammoud, Director Clinical Pharmacy
September 18, 2017
Mike Merlino
SVP Medicare Compliance
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) retains new review contractor

On September 1, CMS hired Capitol Bridge, LLC to be the new review contractor for MSAs. According to CMS employees that we’ve spoken to, the transition is currently underway. The old contractor is staying on for an indeterminate amount of time to h…

September 18, 2017 by Mike Merlino, SVP Medicare Compliance
August 25, 2017
William Zachry, Senior Fellow, Sedgwick Institute
A “magic bullet” to reduce workers’ compensation costs?

Workers’ compensation is a “no fault” system. Every state has laws and regulations mandating the prompt reporting of all injuries and accidents. Most of these laws are in place to protect the rights and benefits of injured workers. What many employ…

August 25, 2017 by William Zachry, Senior Fellow, Sedgwick Institute
July 28, 2017
Andrea Buhl, SVP Clinically Integrated Medical Program
Accuracy is a commodity

The consequences of initial care direction Accurate initial care direction can make all the difference in the outcome of a workers' compensation claim. When experienced clinicians are engaged and referencing proven triage guidelines, their guidanc…

July 28, 2017 by Andrea Buhl, SVP Clinically Integrated Medical Program
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
June 29, 2017
Sharon Andrus, Director, National Technical Compliance, Disability Administration
New paid leave laws introduced

Paid family leave and paid parental leave are currently key topics for employers as they look to expand benefits for their employees. Recently, San Francisco introduced a paid parental leave ordinance and New York announced a new paid family leave be…

June 29, 2017 by Sharon Andrus, Director, National Technical Compliance, Disability Administration
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