The evolution of fraud in the insurance industry

November 20, 2019

In fact, the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud indicates $80 billion of insurance fraud occurs in the U.S. every year.1 But given the often-intangible nature of insurance fraud, this is hardly a firm figure and doesn’t precisely identify operational costs incurred. With many forms of insurance fraud going unchecked, the actual amount of fraud loss insurers is dealing with — both in the U.S. and abroad — is often an educated guess at best.

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MDS Group

MDS Group is a marketplace with different companies offering risk solutions. It is controlled by the Sonae Group (Portugal) and IPLF, a company controlled by the controlling shareholders of Suzano Holding. Present in 100 countries through Brokerslink, it has a portfolio of premiums issued in Brazil in the order of US $ 1.5 billion. In Brazil, MDS combines our high quality service and our innovative solutions offerings to the brand's global prestige.

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whitePaper | November 21, 2019

As intelligent automation (IA) emerges as a best practice across numerous industries, insurers and technology service providers alike are racing to build out use cases for IA that streamline the various stages of an automotive insurance claim. While automation cannot be viewed as an isolated lever or standalone solution to bring efficiency and cost savings, when IA integrates with other channels, technologies and platforms, it unleashes its full potential.

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Artificial Intelligence – Welcome Opportunity or Inescapable Challenge for Insurers?

whitePaper | November 15, 2019

The proliferation of big data and artificial intelligence (AI) impacts practically every human enterprise and endeavor. The insurance industry is certainly no different, having historically thrived on developments in data, data analytics, AI and other information technologies. Insurance companies are taking advantage of the digital transformation to automate claims management processes, improve operational efficiencies, and increase the quality of service they deliver to customers with personalized marketing and recommendations. The ongoing race to conquer volumes of heterogeneous data and wring every bit of informational value out of raw intelligence will mean growing opportunities and inevitable challenges for insurers, the insured and most participants in the insurance sector.

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The role of wearables in private medical insurance

whitePaper | March 9, 2020

Ever since the rollout of electronic devices capable of measuring and recording various types of health data, private medical insurers have been carefully eyeing the potential usage of these devices. This paper discusses the implementation and practical uses of wearable technology in the private medical insurance market.

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Digital Transformation Myths in Insurance

whitePaper | November 21, 2019

In recent years, the tech world has made a sizeable dent in the insurance world. The launch of technology based start ups, such as Wrisk, Brolly and Cuvva has made bare the fundamental fact that the insurance industry was not really synonymous with technological development. That is changing. Many insurers are now embracing digital transformation as their keystone strategy.

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Institutional Investors and Corporate Carbon Footprint

whitePaper | December 27, 2021

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Modernizing Insurance Data to Drive Intelligent Decisions

whitePaper | June 16, 2022

Data has always been an important asset in the insurance industry, which is largely built on algorithms and financial models. Today, that is truer than ever before. Data can be analyzed to provide insurers with deeper business insights and the ability to target the right customers through the right channels with the right offerings in the right sequence. It also has opened the door to a growing group of digital natives and insurtechs that bring innovative ideas and solutions to help accelerate and improve the customer journey. Today, the advent of artificial intelligence (AI) is increasing the importance of data across the industry. AI is widely recognized for its potential to bring greater efficiency and innovation to the entire insurance value chain, from customer acquisition to claims processing, and for all stakeholders, including customers, agents and employees. However, effective AI depends on current, accurate and relevant data. AI is key to competitiveness, and data is key to AI.

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MDS Group

MDS Group is a marketplace with different companies offering risk solutions. It is controlled by the Sonae Group (Portugal) and IPLF, a company controlled by the controlling shareholders of Suzano Holding. Present in 100 countries through Brokerslink, it has a portfolio of premiums issued in Brazil in the order of US $ 1.5 billion. In Brazil, MDS combines our high quality service and our innovative solutions offerings to the brand's global prestige.

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