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Prestige International Deploys EIS Group's Core Systems

November 21, 2014 The insurance software is helping Prestige lower costs associated with claim adjudicating services for automobile extended warranty products.

Retirement Plan Insurers Expanding Mobile and Social Capabilities

November 21, 2014 plan participants expect the same level of transactional capability from their mobile devices that they experience in retail and other mobile friendly industries, Novarica finds.

Securian to Buy $16.4 Billion Asset Manager From Stone Point

November 21, 2014 Insurers have been buying asset managers to add fee revenue from third-party clients.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Launches Fraud Defense Network

November 20, 2014 The cross-industry alliance will provide a platform for insurers, financial services companies and others to share resources, information and intelligence to fight fraud.

Humana and CVS/pharmacy to Offer In-Store Health Insurance Payment

November 20, 2014 Individual plan members now can pay monthly premiums at retail locations.

Travelers Warns of 5 Types of Theft to Watch for this Holiday Season

November 20, 2014 Tips for consumers and businesses include reviewing credit reports, keeping purchased items out of sight in vehicles, and deploying a risk management plan.

U.S. Says Obamacare Numbers Erroneously Inflated by Dental Plans

November 21, 2014 The accurate number with full health-care plans is 6.7 million as of Oct. 15, says a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Steady Rise in IT Operational Spending Expected for 2015

November 19, 2014 Budgets for IT operational spending in the coming year will look better than the previous four years, but only by a bit, according to a new Computer Economics study.

Internet of Things: 25B IoT Devices By 2020 Says Gartner

November 19, 2014 The sudden expansion of connected things will boost the economic impact of the IoT as consumers, businesses, city authorities, hospitals and many other entities find new ways in which to exploit the technology.

New Mexico Mutual Insurance Picks DataCare Workers’ Comp App

November 19, 2014 Insurer and technology provider to partner on initiatives to improve customer service, increase operational efficiency and maximize compliance.

Loss Cost Containment is P&C Claim Officers’ Primary Goal

November 20, 2014 Delivering superior customer service is also important, according to a Towers Watson survey of chief claims officers.

Hamilton Health Care System Adopts Cloud-Based Benefits Administration

November 20, 2014 Benefitfocus software helps 1500-plus employees to choose from available plans.

Erie Insurance Targets Uber and Lyft Drivers with Ridesharing Policy

November 19, 2014 Policies for business use of personal vehicles historically were designed only to address deliveries and customer visits; personal vehicles for taxi-like services creates new risk exposures not covered by previous policies.

3Q14 Earnings Reveal Upswings in Personal Lines, Downswings in Reinsurance

November 18, 2014 Pricing discipline, competitive pressures and loss cost inflation vary significantly across markets.

Committee Named to Select the Most Impactful Technology Initiatives by Insurers

November 18, 2014 The nominees, selected by a panel of insurance IT executives, will be announced at the 2015 Novarica Council Meeting in April.

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