November 27, 2007

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

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 services.

"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 features.

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., , 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 .

Contact: Frank J. Huffman, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, 901-415-7548, [email protected]

Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.

CONTACT: Frank J. Huffman, Senior Vice President, CorporateCommunications of Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., +1-901-415-7548,[email protected]

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