Sedgwick CMS Total Absence Management System (TAMS) Improves Absenteeism Experience for Employers, Employees

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 27 /CNW/ -- Sedgwick Claims Management Services,
Inc. (Sedgwick CMS) has introduced the next generation of its total absence
management system (TAMS) for the administration of incidental and casual
absences, Family Medical Leaves, and state mandated and customized employee
leave programs.  As part of Sedgwick CMS's proprietary JURIS(R) claims
management information system, the enhanced TAMS module offers streamlined
administration of absence programs and advanced options for integrating the
delivery of FMLA, disability and workers' compensation claims management
    "The Sedgwick CMS TAMS solution provides a comprehensive platform for the
integrated administration of virtually all types of employee absences,
resulting in advantages for both employers and employees," said Bradley F.
Johnson, executive vice president and national director of disability
operations for Sedgwick CMS.  "For employers the results are improved
productivity and greater economy through more reliable and effective
management of time away from work programs.  For workers the result is a more
convenient, user-friendly and constructive engagement with their employer
during periods of absence."
    The enhanced TAMS module incorporates advances in intelligent workflow
automation and document imaging capabilities that improve the accuracy and
efficiency of absence management services.  The system also reinforces
regulatory compliance and supports claims professionals in dealing with
complex and high value cases.  Additionally, flexible programming tools make
it easy for Sedgwick CMS to accommodate client requirements for customized
    Sedgwick CMS has begun the phased migration of current absence management
clients to its next generation TAMS solution and will implement the facility
for new clients beginning in January of 2008.
    Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. is the leading North American
provider of innovative claims and productivity management solutions.  Sedgwick
CMS and its affiliated companies deliver cost-effective claims administration,
managed care, program management, risk consulting and related services to
clients through the expertise of 6,200 colleagues in a hundred and fifty
offices in the U.S. and Canada.  The company specializes in workers'
compensation; disability, FMLA and other employee absence; and general,
automobile and professional liability claims services.  For more see
    Sedgwick CMS is a minority-owned subsidiary of Fidelity National
Financial, Inc., (NYSE:   FNF), number 264 on the Fortune 500 and a leading
provider of title insurance, specialty insurance and claims management
services.  More information about FNF can be found at  The other
principal investors in Sedgwick CMS are Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. and
Evercore Partners (NYSE:   EVR).
    Contact: Frank J. Huffman, Senior Vice President, Corporate
Communications, 901-415-7548,

For further information:

For further information: Frank J. Huffman, Senior Vice President, 
Corporate Communications of Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., 
+1-901-415-7548, Web Site:

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