Advocacy-Based Claims Handling

At the 2017 Business Insurance/CLM Workers’ Compensation Conference, a panel discussed the importance of having an advocacy-based claims model. The speakers included: Natalie Bailey – Attorney, Hennessy Roach PC Andy Condrey – Claims Operations Manager, Gray Insurance Company Jim Saccone – AVP, Sedgwick Everyone has a role in advocacy. The employer, TPA, carrier, attorney and […]

Pain, Pot and Prescription Drugs

At the 2017 Business Insurance/CLM Workers’ Compensation Conference, a panel discussed the problems with marijuana, opioids, and pain. The panel was: Jennifer Saddy – Director Workers’ Compensation, American Airlines Teresa Bartlett – SVP Medical Director, Sedgwick Bert Randall – Attorney, Franklin Prokopik PC Opioids The opioid crisis in the U.S. costs our society over $55 […]

Managing the Risk of Workplace Violence

At the 2017 Business Insurance/CLM Workers’ Compensation Conference, a panel discussed managing the risks of workplace violence. The panel was: Mark Baker – VP Risk Management, Hyatt Corporation Lance Ewing – EVP Global Risk Management and Client Services, Cotton Holdings, Inc. Stephen Kmiec – VP, Sedgwick Dan Kugler –  VP Enterprise Risk Management, Rev Group […]

Captives and Workers’ Compensation

At the 2017 Business Insurance/CLM Workers’ Compensation Conference a panel discussed using a captive to fund your workers’ compensation program. The panel was: Arthur Koritzinsky – Managing Director, Marsh James Poerio – Attorney, Poero and Walter Robert Davidson – Director of Underwriting and Consulting – ICG Captive A captive is a legally licensed insurance company […]

Rise of Speciality Drugs

At the 2017 Business Insurance/CLM Annual Conference, a panel discussed the rise of specialty drugs, including anti-virals such as Truvada, Combivir and Kaletra, and how they are utilized in workers’ compensation claims. The panel included: Heather Carbone – Attorney, Boyd and Jenerette P.A. Kimberly Simmons – Property and Casualty Claims – Fidelity National Financial Martine […]

Top Subrogation Mistakes

At the 2017 Business Insurance/CLM Annual Conference, a panel addressed the most repeated mistakes payers make in recognizing and pursuing matters with subrogation and third-party recovery potential. The panel was: Fran Brooks – Corporate Claims Training Specialist, PMA Companies Quinn Conaboy – Subrogation Supervisor, Guard Insurance Group Gary Wickert – Attorney, Matthiessen Wickert and Lehrer, […]

Polypharmacy and Workers’ Compensation

At the 2017 Business Insurance/CLM Workers’ Compensation Conference a panel discussed the controversial issue of polypharmacy from the perspectives of the medical community and the claims/legal community. The panel was: Greg McKenna – Vice President, Gallagher Bassett Bill Pipkin – Attorney, Austin Lewis Pipkin and Maddox LLC Dave Randolph  – Medical Director, Midwest Occupational Health […]

Key Elements for Employers in Pre and Post Accident Process

At the 2017 Business Insurance/CLM Workers’ Compensation Conference a panel addressed key elements for employers with their pre and post accident process from the perspectives of a corporate claims manager, insurance claims specialist and defense counsel. The panel was: Judith Cole –  Corporate Claim Manager – K2 Industrial Services Company Stephanie Wood – Claims Manager, […]

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