Risk Management

Risk Management Office
P.O. Box 276130
Sacramento, CA 95827
Phone:  (916) 876-5251   Fax:  (916) 876-5156
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​It is our mission to effectively manage risk and the impact of liability and property losses through the use of self-insurance, excess insurance, specialized insurance policies, contractual risk transfer and the effective, timely handling of claims.

Risk Management Operations

Sacramento County is self-insured for liability claims.  The County also purchases excess Liability Insurance to cover claims above a self-insured retention of $2.0 million.  The Liability Insurance Program is administered by the Risk Management Office in the Department of Personnel Services.  George Hills Co. serves as the County's Third-Party Liability Claims Administrator, and has handled liability claims for Sacramento County since 1993.

Sacramento County utilizes pooled and group insurance purchasing programs for certain coverages including property, boiler and machinery, aircraft, airport operations and pollution liability.  The Risk Management Office also purchases a property insurance policy for County-owned property and administers all claims against the policy. 

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