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Published: 07/16/2013 in Captives / Self-Insurance
How misplaced are your company's resources? If you're only concentrating on the highest spend categories, you may be missing out on MAJOR savings. See how our data proves that there could be savings hidden where you wouldn't normally think to look.
Published: 11/20/2012 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
How can something as seemingly clear-cut as a provider prescribing a patient medication be so costly? Yet it can be–often 5-6x more vs. retail pharmacies. Read to learn how Sedgwick is seeking to control costs and ensure optimal outcomes for workers.
Published: 08/06/2013 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
The Affordable Care Act is expected to impact access to care, change the way accountable care organizations are used, and increase consolidation among hospitals and providers. Read more on this evolving topic from Sedgwick's Kimberly George.
Published: 11/22/2013 in Risk Management
Global Risk Consultants (GRC) takes pride in partnering with companies directly for their risk management and property loss prevention needs. Sometimes a simple contact from a risk manager at a trade meeting is all it takes to start the process.
Published: 03/28/2014 in Claims Management
With the increased demand for oil and gas in the United States, there is a greater demand for experts who can handle the complex claims that are associated with the industry. These claims take a specialized skillset and knowledge base to handle.
Published: 07/31/2014 in Captives / Self-Insurance
Rob Walling explores how health care professionals are expanding how they use captives to address the ever changing insurance exposures they face.
As a resource for clients and other parties impacted by California Senate Bill 863 (SB863), Sedgwick hosted a fall 2012 client forum to review regulation changes and to offer insights from industry leaders. Read our summary for highlights.
Published: 04/10/2014 in Claims Management
Overall drug trend for workers' compensation increased 9.5%, according to the Express Scripts Workers' Compensation Drug Trend Report, primarily from an 8.2% jump in cost per prescription.
The investigation and adjustment of business interruption losses involve the analysis and application of coverage, determination of causation, and collaboration in the claim calculation. A basic checklist of the three C's can assist with adjustments.
Published: 09/17/2013 in Workers’ Comp & Disability
Beecher Carlson is happy to release the fourth edition of the Hospital Workers’ Compensation Benchmark Study. The 2013 Study includes claim information from 2007 through through 2011 representing more than 600 hospitals in 41 states, nearly 650,000.