How Do Insurance Companies Use ETFs?

| July 9, 2019

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Insurers continue to look to ETFs to serve a broad range of functions. S&P DJI’s Raghu Ramachandran and Vanguard’s Kelly Sweppenhiser discuss how insurers used ETFs within their general accounts portfolios in 2018.

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Brightway Insurance

Brightway, a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised agencies throughout the country, invented the “you sell, we service” independent agency franchise model over a decade ago. Brightway franchisees have access to more insurance companies than any other agency has, letting them offer customers more choice in coverage and peace of mind while outselling other independent agents 3 to 1.

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Can AI Solve Health Insurance Fraud?

Article | February 18, 2020

Insurance fraud scams seem to make the news at least every month, as organized criminals seek to exploit the way insurers reimburse clinics, pharmacies and other providers for their services. What’s often shocking is how much money fraudsters can steal from insurers before they’re caught. Recently, in a single month, two separate alleged fraud rings based in California were busted for scams that investigators say netted $20 million or more.

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Does Business Interruption Insurance Cover COVID-19 Closures?

Article | April 2, 2020

Our clients are asking us: Do commercial property and, specifically, business interruption insurance policies provide coverage for COVID-19-related losses? As discussed below, it is critical that you promptly review your company’s policies, exclusions and relevant endorsements to evaluate whether your business has coverage in the wake of COVID-19. If appropriate, you should make a claim with your insurance carrier.

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AI is Real—and It’s Helping Corporate Legal and Insurance Claims Professionals

Article | April 1, 2020

There’s been a lot of talk about artificial intelligence amongst those involved in the insurance technology (insurtech) and legal industries, and for very good reason. AI is a transformative technology that has the power to revolutionize how legal and claims litigation work is performed. Indeed, with AI in their corners, legal and claims professionals can address many of the challenges that they face on a daily basis, including cost control, staffing levels, compliance with billing guidelines, and more.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Insurance Companies

Article | April 9, 2020

The speed at which COVID-19 is impacting the economy is unprecedented. Like many businesses, insurance companies are facing unique challenges in this rapidly evolving situation. How insurers approach and respond to these challenges will influence their resiliency and ultimately how they will fare. Insurance companies are facing new pressures as they are hit with multiple challenges—all at once.

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Brightway Insurance

Brightway, a national property/casualty insurance retailer selling through a network of franchised agencies throughout the country, invented the “you sell, we service” independent agency franchise model over a decade ago. Brightway franchisees have access to more insurance companies than any other agency has, letting them offer customers more choice in coverage and peace of mind while outselling other independent agents 3 to 1.

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