Assisted living facilities require each resident signs a contract with terms and conditions prior to moving in. One resident couple sued a facility alleging that it instituted a rate increase that they could not afford. Was the facility liable? If so, what was the impact to the facility? Did their coverage adequately protect them in the process?
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A large insured presented a sizable employment claim to their insurers and required defense counsel. The insurers specifically told the insured that their current counsel selection was not approved. The insured continued to use their choice of law firm but did not manage the claim adequately with the insurer. When the case was resolved, how did this approach impact the claim process?
Band saws use a powered and rotating continuous metal blade to make even and precise cuts on metal, wood and other objects. Because the moving blade has cutting teeth, serious injury and even death can occur if you use a band saw incorrectly.
Join Petula Workman and Andrew Malahowski of AJG Compliance for a 60-minute pre-recorded webinar on Sections 6055 and 6056: "MEC" and "ALE" Reporting to the IRS.
The rise in popularity of HRAs has been impacted by regulations under PPACA. Learn about the critical action items to maintain compliance for your HRA.
Download the Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Infographic for a clear, concise overview of Gallagher’s capabilities and strengths in the marketplace, from the perspectives of both Benefits & HR Consulting and Commercial Insurance & Risk Management.
Re-Release: As healthcare organizations become increasingly exposed to risks from data security breaches involving protected health information (PHI) or personally identifiable information (PII), it is important to understand the risks and their origin.
Recently, risk managers around the country have been called into internal discussions regarding “relative humidity" (RH) requirements in a surgical setting or operating room (OR). There have been a number of questions and conflicting interpretations of standards concerning this topic. Many hospitals are following the “categorical waiver” which was granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in March 2012 - allowing for the reduction of RH from at least 35% to 20% with levels adjusted in various procedure and surgical scenarios. What should you be doing?
For most companies, Kidnap & Ransom Insurance, (K&R) - often referred to as “Special Coverage” - conjures up images of secret ransom negotiations in remote locations. Many companies believe they won't ever need it. However, a K&R policy covers more issues than what its name implies. Costly real estate-related risks (from extortion to abductions) can occur in your own backyard . This Gallagher Advisor newsletter addresses the primary issues a K&R policy can provide.
Learn how Best-in-Class employers with less than 10% employee turnover and annual medical cost increases under 5%approach wellness, compensation, medical benefits and more with this benefits survey infographic.