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The health and wellbeing of our associates, families, partners and clients is very important to us at Blackburn Group. During the pandemic we have employed our business continuity plan including remote job-sharing functions, integrated communication and computer technologies. Also, we are supporting clients with outsourced risk and claim management functions as needed. Please contact us with any questions or comments you may have during this difficult time. We thank you for trusting Blackburn Group with your business needs, and we will always strive for personalized care and excellence throughout this crisis and recovery process.
Robert J. Blackburn, Managing Principal
Risk Management During the COVID 19 Crisis
Risk Managers, Claim Managers and Attorneys are seeing a slowdown in new cases since most non-essential businesses (including the Courts) have been closed during the past several weeks. They are now starting to slowly reopen in an attempt to spur some economic activity. How are managers and attorneys organizing their time during this pandemic? Read more >>
More Risk, Claim and Healthcare News …
New Survey Investigates the Impacts of COVID-19 on the Future of Work. More than 50% of companies believe COVID-19 will result in significant, permanent changes to their remote work strategies. Our strategic partners Zix/AppRiver and Osterman Research just released a survey on the impacts of the pandemic on the modern workplace. The survey, entitled "Was Your Company Ready for COVID-19 and Is It Prepared for Other Emergencies," is now available. View article...
Long-lasting Global Recession Likely Due to COVID-19. Recently, a report by the World Economic Forum showed Risk managers expect a prolonged global recession as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. View article…
Updated State Data and Policy Actions to Address Coronavirus. States are taking aggressive action to slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus and prepare their health care systems for dealing with those who become ill with COVID-19, the disease the virus causes. This tool features state-level data on COVID-19 cases and deaths, state policy actions, and data about health coverage and provider capacity within each state. View article...
Kaiser Publishes FAQs on Medicare Coverage and Costs Related to COVID-19 Testing and Treatment. The Frequently Asked Questions compiled by the Kaiser Family Foundation review current policies for Medicare coverage and costs associated with testing and treatment for COVID-19, including regulatory issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) since the declaration of the public health emergency (first issued on January 31, 2020 and renewed on April 21, 2020), and legislative changes adopted in three recent bills: the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020, enacted on March 6, 2020 (Public Law 116-123); the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, enacted on March 18, 2020 (Public Law 116-127); and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, enacted on March 27, 2020 (Public Law 116-136). View article...
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