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Kimberly George

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, M&A, Health Care


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Kimberly George writes on workers compensation issues for IRMI.com.

Ms. George is a senior vice president who works in corporate development, mergers and acquisitions, and health care at Sedgwick. She explores and works to improve Sedgwick's understanding of how healthcare reform affects its business models and product and service offerings. Ms. George previously served as Sedgwick's managed care practice lead. She joined Sedgwick in 2001, overseeing integrated disability medical programs and case management services.

Prior to joining Sedgwick, Ms. George worked as a consultant within the 24-hour health and integrated disability management arena. She also held a leadership position with a large national managed care organization's case management division. Her career has focused on creating health and productivity programs for employers, impacting quality and cost of risk.  Ms. George has been a registered nurse for 20 years. Although she began her career as a neuro-trauma nurse, she quickly transitioned to the insurance and benefits arena. Her experience in the cost-containment field spans nearly 20 years. Ms. George's roles in the property and casualty field include product development, national telephonic case management and utilization review oversight, and integrated disability management, as well as her previous position with Sedgwick as a managed care practice lead. Her insurance background includes workers compensation, short- and long-term disability, auto, liability, professional liability, longshore, and total absence management.

Ms. George is a presenter and frequent speaker at national conferences and events. She is often featured in industry journals and publications and is a highly regarded authority in the managed care and workers compensation arena.


Expert Commentary

Date Article
Aug 2021 Employers Managing the Challenges of Civil Unrest
Jun 2021 The Perils of Purchasing for Public and Private Entities
Jun 2021 State of Mental Health in the Workplace
May 2021 How Societal Views Impact Liability Costs
May 2021 Post-COVID Analytics and Benchmarks
Mar 2021 COVID Claims Development: Workers Compensation and Long-Term Effects
Mar 2021 COVID Claims Development: Workers Compensation and Beyond
Feb 2021 20 Workers Comp Issues To Watch in 2021
Dec 2020 The Continued Impact of COVID-19 on Workers Compensation
Oct 2020 State of the Commercial Insurance Marketplace
Oct 2020 Evolving Health Technology Models
Jul 2020 We Are Open for Business. Now What?
Jun 2020 Employer Perspectives and Priorities during a Pandemic
May 2020 Access to Care and Return to Work during a Pandemic
May 2020 The Impact of COVID-19 on Workers Compensation
May 2020 Pain Management and Well-Being during a Pandemic
Feb 2020 20 Employment Issues To Watch in 2020
Nov 2019 Measuring Success in Workers Compensation
Jul 2019 Social Determinants of Health and Your Workforce
Dec 2018 InsurTech: Revolution, Evolution, or Hype?
Oct 2018 The Future of Workers Compensation Claims Handling
Sep 2018 Workplace Violence Assessment and Response
Aug 2018 Workforce Well-Being: Bridging Health and Productivity
Mar 2018 Alternatives to Opioids for Chronic Pain Management
Feb 2018 2018 Workers Compensation Issues To Watch
Sep 2017 Mental Health and Well-Being in Workers Compensation
Apr 2017 Workers Compensation Treatment Guidelines: Obstacles and Opportunities
Feb 2017 Workers Compensation Issues To Watch
Jul 2016 Workers Compensation Bureaucracy Drives Costs
Apr 2016 The Future of Workers Compensation Healthcare Delivery
Mar 2016 20 Workers Compensation Issues To Watch