WILTON, Conn. — Charles Taylor, a global provider of claims solutions, has acquired Underwriters Safety & Claims (US&C) of Louisville, a third-party administrator and managed care services provider with operations across the U.S. The acquisition of US&C expands Charles Taylor’s claims management footprint and enhances the managed care solutions offered to clients.
“The acquisition of US&C, which has built a reputation for exceptional service over 80 years, brings onboard a highly experienced team of claims and managed care professionals along with long-term clients with multiple risk exposures,” said Robert Brown, global chief executive officer of Charles Taylor.
US&C was founded in 1941 and has developed business solutions that address the evolving needs of employers and insurers, said Scott Ferguson, US&C’s president. Joining Charles Taylor will allow the company to join its national network and leverage its global resources, he said.
US&C is a third-party claims administrator for municipalities, utilities, school districts and private employers. Specializing in workers’ compensation and liability, the company also offers a full suite of managed care services – including bill review, access to preferred provider organizations, utilization review, 24-hour nurse triage and case management. US&C is headquartered in Louisville and has offices and team members throughout the country.
“US&C brings extensive expertise in the public entity and manufacturing sectors, and also has the same client-centric operating principles that are core to everything we do at Charles Taylor,” said Christopher Schaffer, chief executive officer for Charles Taylor TPA.
Charles Taylor is an independent, global provider of claims solutions, insurance management services and technology platforms for all property and casualty markets, including commercial property, workers’ compensation and auto/liability. It offers loss adjusting, technical services, third-party administration and managed care programs with specialization in catastrophic, aviation, energy and marine claims. Charles Taylor employs more than 3,100 staff across more than 30 countries.
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