About MGU SRS

MGU Specialty Risk Services ("MGU SRS") and their experienced network of independent agents, brokers and experts offer insurance to meet the needs of business.  We have extensive experience in underwriting, risk management and claims administration in all lines of insurance.  We also are well recognized in the industry serving those seeking a personalized approach to their overall risk management and insurance needs.  In addition to our experience and offerings in traditional lines of insurance,  MGU SRS has positioned itself as an industry leader in offering solutions to those who must comply with reporting and compliance mandates of Medicare.

Our compliance practice offers specialized services for organizations that are identified as Responsible Reporting Entities (RREs)  under Section 111 of The Medicare Medicaid and SCHIP Extention Act of 2007(MMSEA). We offer unparalleled expertise in the technical and complex reporting requirements in order to avoid unwanted outcomes from improper compliance.

We offer a complete array of compliance related products and services to assist you in establishing and maintaining compliance with the reporting requirements of MSP & MMSEA.  The MGU SRS Team are known experts in the area of compliance and are approved CE and CLE providers.

MGU SRS values integrity, ethics and professionalism.  Our professional staff members are licensed and well experienced in the field and most hold one or more professional designations, licenses or degrees including Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Licensed Risk Managers (LHRM), Juris Doctor (JD), Internist (MD), RN and advanced nursing degrees and certifications.  Our staff has extensive experience in insurance underwriting, claims administration and litigation management, risk management, clinical analysis and prevention of medical negligence, clinical care, and CMS reporting and compliance.

MGU SRS’s sensitivity to the compelling need for prudent use of clients' limited resources has led to approaches that significantly minimize operational costs while still affording incisive and effective professional services.

MGU SRS was chartered on December 24, 2007 and began operations in January, 2008.

Our Team

MGU SRS values integrity, ethics and professionalism. All of our professional staff members hold one or more professional designations, licenses, certifications or degrees including Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Licensed Risk Managers (LHRM), Juris Doctor (JD), Licensed Claims Professionals, and an Internist as our Medical Director.   We maintain a significant network of attorneys and other trusted advisors.  Our staff has extensive experience in insurance underwriting, claims administration, risk management including clinical risk management, clinical care, analysis of clinical procedures to achieve improvement in clinical outcomes, and CMS regulatory compliance including compliance with reporting mandates.

John P. Scott CPCU

President, Chief Executive Officer -  John has over 35 years of commercial insurance experience with specialized skills in the area of new product development, designing risk financing programs for new and complex exposures, insurance placement, domestic and insurance company formation, underwriting strategy, management, reinsurance and operations.  For the past 15 years he has focused on the needs of the healthcare industry and has recently operationalized new insurance products and consulting services to meet the needs of organizations required to comply with newly enacted Medicare laws and regulations.

Mr. Scott is a co-author of "The Complete Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance" by LexisNexis.

Glenn W. Simpson MBA, Esq, CPCU

Vice President of Healthcare Operations - Glenn served over 25 years as Director of Risk Management and House Counsel for multiple, large hospital systems, both local and national. His responsibilities in those capacities included the management of Medicare compliance programs, claims administration, risk financing including all lines of insurance administration, self-insurance including captives, and loss prevention.

Mr. Simpson co-authored "The Complete Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance by" LexisNexis.

George K. Foley BS, LHRM

Vice President of Claims & Compliance - George is a seasoned professional with considerable experience in Insurance and Risk Management related positions. George is a licensed multi-line adjuster and Health Care Risk Manager.  He has more than 35 years of experience in the investigation and resolution of complex claims in all lines of business with a heavy emphasis on medical professional liability.  Mr. Foley also co-authored the 2013 Edition of The Complete Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance by LexisNexis. 

William G. Whitehead MIM

Executive Underwriting Officer - Bill has been in the commercial insurance industry for over forty years, principally in the commercial property and casualty sector. He has worked in the captive and alternative finance market for the past twenty five years. Most recently, he served as Vice President of AIG’s Global Risk Solutions N. American Fronting operation in Boston, MA. In this capacity for the past fourteen years, Bill has built a client-centric consulting business from $3M annual fee income to $27M, had > 95% client retention, and expanded the business beyond single client work to group/program structures.

George L. Schank ARM

Vice President of Client Acquisition - George has substantial experience in client development with insurance companies and brokers. focusing on client services for national healthcare, construction, and other complex organizations. He developed a Common Defense Physicians’ and Hospital funded SIR Malpractice Program for credentialed physicians. He also formed and served as President of a risk services firm that provided administration, coverage placement, claims, contract negotiations, and safety services dedicated to Controlled Insurance Programs in construction projects.

Christine S. Hughes ARM

Vice President of Energy Operations - Christine has over 20 years of Risk Management experience with specialized focus in the Energy industry. She has been responsible for extensive property casualty insurance programs and their encompassing risk management services. Christine developed claims management processes to ensure Medicare compliance that included complex historical long term exposure claims and Owner Controlled Insurance Programs for construction projects or maintenance services. Her risk services also incorporated the production of annual insurance budgets and claim reserves.