Accident & Health Sponsoring Event in Tampa

OneBeacon Accident & Health is proud to sponsor the Health Rosetta Tampa Wake Up Call: Demystifying Healthcare Costs. This event, taking place on April 23, is a one-day conference where OneBeacon and other benefits experts help demystify healthcare costs – for both employers and their workforce. Julie Bobak and Christy Vago will be there! If you’re looking to contain costs, gain transparency and retain employees, please join Julie and Christy in Tampa on April 23.

Healthcare Group’s Sarah Logue Heading to Chicago for DATIA

On April 12, Healthcare Group’s Sarah Logue will speak at the Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) 2019 Conference in Chicago. Her session titled, “What You Need to Know on Insurance, Claims and HIPAA,” will provide an overview of general insurance terms and the type of policies or insurance coverage DATIA members need. Exposures, staffing types and rating will be discussed, along with how the policy types should work together. Claims examples will be provided that are specific to the drug and alcohol testing industry.

 

Accident & Health’s Christy Vago Speaking in Denver

Accident & Health’s Christy Vago is part of a panel presentation on April 3 at the Employer Health Innovations Symposium in Denver. This event will address the latest developments in the industry such as prescription drug management, member advocacy, legal implications, value-based pricing and more. Christy’s panel titled, “Value-based Pricing: Service Implications & Financial Impacts,” will focus specifically on coverages that should be addressed by a medical stop loss policy when considering referenced based pricing.

Gene Editing: Life-Changing Science

In recent years, the practice of scientifically adapting human DNA has been advanced through the breakthroughs resulting from the National Institute of Health’s Human Genome Project. Through the careful adaption of DNA, researchers are advancing targeted options for treating serious illnesses, such as certain cancers. But these opportunities are also introducing important conversations regarding medical ethics and other risks.

OneBeacon Technology is pleased to offer deeper insights on this topic in their first whitepaper of the year titled “Gene Editing: CRISPR/Cas-9 and Beyond” authored by Medical Technology Risk Control Specialist Michael Campbell. In this whitepaper, Mike provides an overview of the methodology, reviews issues and concerns, and notes what is on the horizon for this emerging discipline.

We hope you enjoy this publication and invite you to browse their complete whitepaper library for additional technology-focused insights.

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OneBeacon Management Liability Welcomes Brian Clifford

We are pleased to welcome Brian Clifford to OneBeacon Management Liability. Brian joined the team in October 2018 as Vice President. He oversees underwriting in the northern region where his focus is on growing a profitable book of management liability business across the entire product suite. He brings nearly 15 years of industry experience to OneBeacon, including time in both product development and distribution roles. Based out of the Chicago office, he reports to Management Liability President, Stacy Paquet. We are excited to have Brian on our team and look forward to his contributions!

 

 

Accident & Health is Heading to Chicago

OneBeacon Accident & Health is proud to be a sponsor at this year’s Health Rosetta Chicago Wake-Up call Forum taking place on November 13 in Chicago. Julie Bobak, Amy Carlson and Christy Vago will join leading experts, local providers, employers and civic leaders to discuss the impact of the opioid epidemic on citizens, employers and communities. The Wake-Up Call Forum shines a spotlight on the largest public health care crisis in 100 years, and reveals what can be done today as we look upstream to avoid enabling more waves of addition. The team looks forward to being a part of this event and the discussions!

 

 

International Marine Underwriters Now Offering Cyber Coverage

We are pleased to announce that International Marine Underwriters has expanded its product offering with information risk coverage to address a broad range of cyber incidents including data breach, threat of intrusion or interference with computer systems, damage to data and systems from cyber-attack and cyber-related litigation. Coverage is available as an endorsement to an existing IMU marine policy, including yacht club, marina and commercial marine package and certain hull and protection & indemnity policies.

Read the full announcement on imu.com.

OneBeacon Inland Marine Welcomes Chris Giadrosich

We’re pleased to welcome Chris Giadrosich to OneBeacon Inland Marine. Chris joined the team in August 2018, as a Senior Underwriting Consultant. In his role, Chris will manage all components of development, growth and profitability for the Southeast Region, led by Jim Galluzzi. Based out of Birmingham, Alabama, Chris will assist with the management of all business activities supported by Robin Crawford and Gail Babston to provide solutions for agents and brokers located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, Carolina and Virginia.

Chris brings 22 years of industry experience to OneBeacon, 13 of which have been focused on the Property & Inland Marine market. Prior to joining OneBeacon, Chris worked in various capacities for national institutions as an underwriting manager, wholesale broker and retail marketer.

Chris may be reached at chrisg@onebeacon.com and 781.332.7880.

Accident & Health Heads to the Q4Live Conference

Accident & Health is proud to be a sponsor for this year’s Q4Live Conference taking place next week in San Diego. Additionally, Julie Bobak, Amy Carlson, Christy Vago are looking forward to collaborating on their educational session titled, “Stop Loss Building Blocks for the New Normal.” The focus of this presentation will be how to transition from the status quo medical stop loss approach to valuable consultative methodology. Key strategic concepts for consultants to consider include transparency, commissions, policy features, managing large dollar claimants, disclosure and more!

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OneBeacon Management Liability Announces New Policy Forms

Our Management Liability team is excited to announce that new primary policy forms are now available, providing up-to-date coverages including new offerings for employed lawyers professional liability and cyber liability for a broad range of organizations. The modular policy approach is designed to help minimize gaps in coverage while providing the flexibility to design a comprehensive program tailed or meet clients’ organizational needs.

Three distinct modular policies designed for the unique needs of each segment:

We offer modular policies that include coverage options for:

  • Directors, officers and organization liability (D&O)
  • Employment practices liability (EPL)
  • Fiduciary liability (FLI)
  • Crime coverage (Crime)
  • Employed lawyers professional liability (ELPL) – new offering
  • Information Risk and Recovery™ (IRR or cyber liability) – new offering

Key features and highlights include:

  • Convenient single application for all coverages
  • Coverages can be packaged together or sold separately
  • Options for separate limits or shared limits for the liability coverage sections
  • Type of claim defense – duty to defend or reimbursement – is selectable on the declarations page
  • Innovative and broad coverage enhancements
  • EPL Risk management program offered in partnership with Jackson Lewis

Visit onebeaconml.com for applications and policy forms for these new products.