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Private Equity’s Major Deals and Their Impact
on Workers’ Compensation PM4
Camilo E. Horvilleur, Principal, H.I.G. Capital LLC
Jeffrey S. McKibben, Managing Principal, Odyssey Investment Partners
P. Hunter Philbrick, Managing Director, Hellman & Friedman
Moderator: Joseph Paduda, Principal, Health Strategy Associates LLC
Thursday, Nov. 20 | 10: 45 a.m. - 12 p.m.
In recent years, private equity firms have purchased many major workers’ comp service providers,
with more deals expected. In this session, facilitated by Joseph Paduda, you’ll hear senior executives
from private equity firms involved in several significant workers’ comp deals discuss what this trend
means for claims payers and purchased companies. You’ll learn what investors look for when considering a transaction and whether life changes for an acquired company, plus have an opportunity
to ask your own questions.
• Examine how private equity investment changes the workers’ comp
Holding YOUR Insurer/TPA Accountable With
• Evaluate what private equity funds and influence mean to day-to-day
operations of workers’ comp companies and payers
• Review the criteria investors seek in a company
Customer Service Instructions PM5
Darin Hampton, Workers’ Compensation Regional Coordinator, International Paper
Jodie L Massingill, Senior Manager Casualty Claims, Sysco Corp.
Thursday Nov. 20 | 3: 45 - 5 p.m.
As an employer you should demand – and get – the best possible service and support from your
vendor partners. And there is no better way to learn how than from two senior-level claims managers
with more than 55 years of combined claims and risk management experience! Mr. Hampton and Ms.
Massingill will showcase for you their strategies for successfully overseeing TPAs and insurer services.
They’ll share their practices for keeping your adjusters, nurse case managers, outcomes-based doctor
networks, attorneys and other services providers engaged and accountable for high-quality service.
• Design practices for building an effective claims management program
• Formulate contracts that hold service providers accountable
• Define cost containment measures that work
• Evaluate and measure program cost metrics
Behavior-Based Safety Program:
How You Can Prevent Injuries and Improve Product Quality PM6
Julia Sfurm, Corporate Senior Risk Operations Manager, Elkay Manufacturing Co.
Friday, Nov. 21 | 10 - 11: 15 a.m.
A company’s output won’t matter if employees aren’t safe and the product isn’t high quality. Gain
know-how on producing a safety-rich culture that will help your organization succeed by applying behavioral psychology and developing action plans that reduce the risk of injury through a
Behavior Based Safety (BBS) program. Learn how BBS increases the learning opportunities and
loss-prevention knowledge of all employees, no matter their position, while spreading a drive for
high-quality production throughout the organization.
• Recognize what BBS is and integrate its practices
• Apply proven tips for getting a BBS program started
• Identify the pitfalls and challenges of BBS
• Determine whether employees and management are ready for BBS