RISK MANAGEMENT, COMPLIANCE
Fortegra | March 03, 2023
On March 2, 2023, The Fortegra Group, Inc., a worldwide specialty insurer and Tiptree Inc., announced a partnership with Adlaur LLC, a newly-formed firm helmed by former Spinnaker Insurance Company executives - Adam Tyburski and Laurence Bunin.
The partnership will let Fortegra use its A- (Excellent) AM Best Financial Strength Rating to offer innovative capacity solutions to leading MGAs and PAs in niche and under-contracted areas across the United States.
Mark Rattner, Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer at Fortegra, expressed, "We are excited to support Adlaur and its trailblazing approach to program business." He added, "With this independent underwriter bringing company programs that have already been vetted, our strategic relationship will enable Fortegra to continue its growth by efficiently meeting the capacity needs of our MGA partners."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Adlaur's distinctive methodology combines proactive sourcing, rigorous production partner oversight, and reporting, along with complicated reinsurance structuring and economic modeling expertise. The company was established so that property, liability, and specialty lines, all for small businesses, could be evaluated. Primarily through reinsurance broker markets, the industry will be sought out and written on an admitted, excess, and surplus line basis, with an initial emphasis on excess and surplus line programs.
Adlaur can consider per-risk gross limits of up to $2.5 million or net limits of $1 million after reinsurance. Its initial focus will be on lower-limits commercial, specialized personal and specialty lines, and strategic reinsurance for the program business.
Fortegra and its subsidiaries have provided risk management solutions for over 40 years, helping people and businesses prosper in unpredictable times. Being a global specialty insurer, the company offers a variety of accepted and surplus insurance and warranty products. The company writes admitted as well as non-admitted insurance and insurance-related products worldwide.
CLAIMS, RISK MANAGEMENT
Businesswire | April 05, 2023
Majesco, a global leader of cloud insurance platform software for insurance business transformation, today announced a partnership to integrate EvolutionIQ’s AI-powered Claims Guidance platform with Majesco’s suite of disability insurance claims technology solutions. These include Majesco Claims for L&AH and Majesco ClaimVantage Claims for L&H. The integration is part of the Majesco EcoExchange, which is a next-generation marketplace of partner technologies designed to help the insurance industry meet the demands of today’s digital customer.
Closely working with the EvolutionIQ team, the partnership will combine market-leading technologies from both organizations to help insurers transform their claims process, which in turn helps sick and injured claimants recover and return to work faster while reducing claim losses and expenses. Majesco and EvolutionIQ have a number of joint customers using both solutions today. Benefits of the partnership for insurers and TPAs include:
Faster technology deployments and a faster return on investment from integrated solutions.
A more dynamic and responsive claims solution to cost effectively manage and guide examiners and adjusters to the right claim at the right time and deliver excellent claimant experience.
Reduced loss ratios, improved claims processing, reduced claim durations, and more claimants returning to work.
“The insurance industry is at an inflection point as rapid advances in technology are now fundamentally changing the underlying economics of claims handling,” said EvolutionIQ co-founder and Co-CEO Michael Saltzman. “Both Majesco and EvolutionIQ are proven, advanced systems that are already delivering dramatic, measurable results for an array of the industry’s top carriers and TPAs. With this partnership, industry leaders can know and trust that our respective technology solutions are not only transformative, but they are complementary to each other in any environment. By deploying them together, forward-thinking insurers will help many more sick or injured people recover – while simultaneously realizing an impressive ROI.”
EvolutionIQ’s AI-powered Claims Guidance is an entirely new category of software invented by EvolutionIQ that actively monitors every open insurance claim to guide frontline operators to those that require more attention, new actions, or complex decision-making. It uses next-generation machine learning and natural language processing to understand complex bodily injury and recovery like a medical expert and guide examiners and adjusters daily to the right actions on the right claims at the right time to maximize impact. The technology has already led to tens of thousands of sick and injured people getting their lives back on track, with the number increasing every day. Carriers report up to a 35 percent increase in sick or injured people returning to work using EvolutionIQ with those returns happening on average 3.5 months sooner when compared to legacy processes.
“EvolutionIQ with Majesco Claims solutions for the L&AH segment offers our customers and the industry a significant opportunity to transform the claims dynamics for disability and workers compensation,” said Adam Elster, CEO at Majesco. “This partnership aligns with our relentless innovation focus to deliver intelligent, cutting-edge solutions that help our customers manage claims efficiently, control costs to improve profitability, and deliver exceptional customer experiences. We are thrilled to be working with EvolutionIQ to deliver real business value to our customers.”
Majesco Claims for L&AH and Majesco ClaimVantage Claims for L&H are industry recognized as market leading solutions by industry analysts, supporting some of the largest insurers and most demanding claims operations. Majesco solutions help insurers manage and resolve claims faster, exceed customer expectations, manage complex integrated disability and absence management and return to work, and ignite innovation that delivers frictionless and transparent claims experiences. While historically claims operations focused on costs and efficiencies, today insurers must take a holistic customer view including management of complex injury claims to help claimants return to work quicker and safer, creating a new customer experience that is a cornerstone of satisfaction, loyalty, and retention.
EvolutionIQ is the market leading Claims Guidance platform in Group and Individual Disability, Property & Casualty, and Workers’ Compensation lines of insurance. EvolutionIQ now counts the majority of the top 20 US Disability and Life carriers as clients. EvolutionIQ’s proprietary Artificial Intelligence uses the entire claim file contents, historical claims, and external data to guide claim handlers to their most productive task across the entire claim block, every day. The system combines real-time predictive accuracy, clear guidance, and explainable AI to ensure adoption and business impact. As a result, claims organizations spend their efforts on claims they can impact – and their claimants get better, more tailored service. Insurers choose EvolutionIQ to increase their profitability and control over complex lines of business by integrating decision intelligence into every step of the claims handling process. For more information, visit www.evolutioniq.com and follow the company on LinkedIn.
Majesco is the partner P&C and L&A insurers choose to create and deliver outstanding experiences for customers. We combine our technology and insurance experience to anticipate what’s next, without losing sight of what’s important now. Over 350 insurers, from greenfields and startups to some of the world’s largest insurers, rely on Majesco’s SaaS platforms solutions of core, data, analytics, digital, and rich ecosystem of partners to create their next now.
As an industry leader, we don’t believe in managing risk by avoiding change. We embrace change, even cause it, to get and stay ahead of risk. With 900+ successful implementations we are uniquely qualified to bridge the gap between a traditional insurance industry approach and a pure digital mindset. We give customers the confidence to decide, the products to perform, and the follow-through to execute.
CLAIMS, LIFE INSURANCE
Constellation Insurance | March 10, 2023
On March 9, 2023, SS&C Technologies Holdings announced that Constellation Insurance, Inc. has chosen SS&C Precision LMTM to assist in handling its expanding portfolio of commercial mortgages.
Precise LM software for loan origination and servicing will help track pipelines, service loans, account for assets, manage regulators, and report on its increasing commercial mortgage portfolio on a single platform.
Vice President of Mortgages and Real Estate at Constellation, Timothy Biggs, expressed, "We were impressed by SS&C's expertise, infrastructure, and continued enhancement to its commercial mortgage technology."
Timothy Biggs added, "Precision LM is a robust and scalable solution, which will provide increased data and automation and improve efficiency and accuracy. Having Precision LM is especially important as additional regulations continue to be implemented."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Constellation thinks the new system will make the lending process faster and more accurate, bring in more money, and help the company manage risks better. Additionally, the cloud-based platform that Precision LM offers will help reduce the workload for Constellation's IT division.
Bhagesh Malde, General Manager and Global Head of SS&C GlobeOp, remarked, "SS&C is committed to providing innovative software and value-added services to commercial real estate lenders and insurance companies."
"This complex industry is evolving with increasingly complex stakeholder expectations. With our deep domain expertise and superior technology, we simplify commercial loan management for clients," he concluded.
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
SS&C's Precise LM software also helps more than 130 banks, insurance companies, real estate investment trusts, and debt funds with lending.
About Constellation Insurance
Constellation Insurance, Inc., a leading insurance holding company, serves consumers and small business owners in the US and Latin America through its insurance subsidiaries - Ohio National Life Insurance Company, Ohio National Life Assurance Corporation, National Security Life and Annuity Company, and other affiliated (re)insurance entities in Latin America and the Cayman Islands. As of September 30, 2022, its insurance firms managed about $34 billion in assets. Furthermore, Constellation's equal partners, CDPQ and Ontario Teachers', oversee a combined net asset of roughly C$660 billion. This includes over C$140 billion in private capital investments.