Lexington Health Network Substantially Minimizes Risk by Improving Workplace Safety

Schaumburg, Ill. (February 8, 2019) – Assurance awarded Lexington Health Network as a Minimizing Risk, Maximizing Health (MRMH) Award recipient. Lexington Health Network is a privately owned and operated company providing senior living and healthcare services for the Chicagoland area for the past 35 years. 

The MRMH Award is open to all Assurance clients that work alongside the Top 50 U.S. insurance brokerage to achieve quantifiable results in minimizing workplace risk and maximizing the health and wellbeing of employees. Clients must meet certain criteria to qualify, including a large quantifiable reduction or improvement in a variety of key areas.

Lexington Health Network focused on enhancing their safety culture with a goal of reducing overall claims, claim costs and improving workplace safety. They worked together with Assurance to implement a company-wide safety plan. The leadership team at Lexington Health Network was instrumental in the creation of new onboarding standards, accident investigation processes, safety committees, a Transfer, Ambulation and Repositioning Program (TARP), risk exposure tours and other pivotal workplace safety measures.

Over the last three years, Lexington Health Network improved their claim costs by 56%, Experience Modification Rating (i.e. a number used to adjust an employer’s premium for workers’ compensation coverage based on losses) by 15% and achieved a 27% reduction in overall claims. These measurable improvements had a direct impact on the workforce, keeping them safer, healthier, as well as improving bottom line costs for the organization. 

“This award is proof that we really are making a difference in improving the safety and wellbeing of not only employees, but also the families and residents we serve. Each day, our organization is striving for zero injuries, and I am happy to be a part of that initiative,” said Maricela Mejia, Sr. Director of Human Resources Operations. 

“Lexington Health Network recognized the importance and value behind a strong safety culture and went all-in on creating a robust program for their communities. We’re so proud of their efforts to minimize risk while maximizing the health and well-being of employees,” said Jean Chavez, Vice President at Assurance.

Assurance honored Lexington Health Network’s achievements at a MRMH Award presentation on Friday, February 1, at the client’s headquarters in Lombard, Illinois.

Read the full Lexington Health Network case study here.

About Lexington Health Network

Lexington Health Network is a privately owned and operated company providing senior living and healthcare services for the Chicagoland area for the past 35 years. Lexington Health Network has 12 locations in the Chicagoland area. Visit Lexington Health Network at www.lexingtonhealth.com.

About Assurance

Assurance is among the largest and most awarded independent insurance brokerages in the U.S. A “Top 50” broker and repeated national “Best Place to Work” winner, Assurance creates value by minimizing risk and maximizing health for 6,000 businesses and individuals across the country. Visit Assurance at www.assuranceagency.com