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April 17, 2017
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Practice and Compliance
Edging up: The alphabet soup of government compliance

The alphabet soup of government compliance   There are many recent industry-related changes and others on the horizon that could have a significant impact on employer programs. Some of these legislative updates and rule changes occurred during 2016 …

April 17, 2017 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Practice and Compliance
Blog
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
Blog
October 13, 2015
April Clemens, Business Relationship Manager-PL
Transparency and pharmaceutical drug samples

Kathy Shostek, Vice President Healthcare Risk Management contributed a recent post about the management of drug samples in physician offices. The blog outlined the need for strategies for documentation and management of drug samples for reducing ri…

October 13, 2015 by April Clemens, Business Relationship Manager-PL
Blog
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
Blog
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
Article
May 14, 2015
David North
President and CEO
The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Workers’ Compensation: Opportunities and Considerations

Sedgwick President and CEO, David A. North, is a featured author in the current William Mitchell Law Review. Dave addresses the Affordable Care Act as it relates to workers’ compensation. The article addresses such issues as access to medical care, p…

May 14, 2015 by David North, President and CEO
Article
May 12, 2015
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
The Evolving Healthcare Model: The Impact of ACA on Workers' Compensation and Beyond

Sedgwick Senior Vice President, Senior Healthcare Advisor, Kimberly George, discusses the implications of the Affordable Care Act on workers’ compensation programs at the 2015 SIIA Workers’ Compensation Executive Forum. During her presentation, she t…

May 12, 2015 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Blog
April 29, 2015
Jim Ryan
President, Casualty
You can’t manage what you don’t understand

We are in a time unlike any other in our industry. The pace and the reach of emerging risks make our heads spin. Each day the news brings new reports on topics that we know will impact the businesses we are all looking to protect. This year at RIMS…

April 29, 2015 by Jim Ryan, President, Casualty
Blog
April 26, 2015
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Creating a culture of health

Communities and companies alike are on a mission to create a culture of health. Obesity, chronic disease and diabetes management have long been a wellness focus for employers. 25 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed and its inten…

April 26, 2015 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Article
February 05, 2015
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Risk & Insurance Forum: Thought leaders on the present and future of workers’ comp

Sedgwick Senior Vice President, Senior Healthcare Advisor, Kimberly George is featured in an article posted on the Risk & Insurance website. In the article, Kimberly talks about some of the latest healthcare technology and how these advancements ar…

February 05, 2015 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Blog
January 27, 2015
David North
President and CEO
5 factors for fifteen

Sedgwick forecasts top risk and productivity management trends As the leading global provider of technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions, Sedgwick helps clients prepare for difficult changes, look for new ways to control co…

January 27, 2015 by David North, President and CEO
Blog
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
Article
August 17, 2014
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Six technologies that connect providers with patients, drive down workers' comp costs

Ms. George talks about the challenges and opportunities presented by the Affordable Care Act.Some of the technology advancements that she describes include: telemedicine, Google glass, wearable monitoring devices, internet connected sensors, and 3D …

August 17, 2014 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Blog
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
Blog
July 23, 2014
Desiree Tolbert
AVP National Technical Compliance
Employee stress and mental health issues – what are employers’ obligations?

Stress in the workplace is a public health issue that the World Health Organization called the “health epidemic of the 21st century.” According to the 2013 Stress in the Workplace national survey by the American Psychological Association, 65% of U.S…

July 23, 2014 by Desiree Tolbert, AVP National Technical Compliance
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