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  1. Americans Say Life Insurance Discounts Would Motivate Them To Stay Healthy

    Insurance discounts can be a powerful incentive for Americans to maintain healthier lifestyles, according to a new survey. Nine out of ten consumers (92%) would be motivated to maintain a specific weight level and four out of five (81%) say they would be more likely to have an annual check-up if offered a life insurance discount or incentive. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Insurance discounts can be a

  2. Keystone Adds Two New Michigan Agencies To Growing Partner Community

    Keystone has named Shoreline Insurance of Muskegon, as well as Combined Insurance Agencies of St. Joseph to its growing community of partners in Michigan 

  3. Practice Alternatives Improves Insurance Billing Process With Progress For Greater Transparency And Improved Customer Satisfaction

    Progress, the leading provider of application development and digital experience technologies, today announced that Practice Alternatives, a provider of certified Electronic Health Records Technology (CEHRT), expert billing services, and practice management software for the medical community, leveraged the Progress OpenEdge application development platform and Progress DataDirect, the industry leading data connectivity solution, to improve its patient responsibility estimate services and provide quick and easy healthcare management for patients 

  4. A.M. Best Upgrades Issuer Credit Rating Of First Chicago Insurance Company And United Security Health And Casualty Company

    A.M. Best has upgraded the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) to “b+” from “b” and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of C++ (Marginal) of First Chicago Insurance Company 

  5. Sirius International Insurance Group, Ltd. And Easterly Acquisition Corp. Amend Merger Agreement


    On August 30, 2018, Sirius International Insurance Group, Ltd. (“Sirius Group”), a global multi-line insurance and reinsurance group, and Easterly Acquisition Corp. (“Easterly”) (Nasdaq: EACQ) announced that they have executed an amendment to the agreement and plan of merger (the “Merger Agreement”) for the previously announced business combination of Sirius Group with Easterly, pursuant to which Easterly will merge with and become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sirius Group (the “Merger”) and Sirius Group will


  6. Church Mutual Now Live With CM Select, A New Online Insurance Company

    Church Mutual Insurance Company has launched CM Select Insurance Company. CM Select is the first insurer to offer online access to a product created specifically for smaller churches and other religious organizations 

  7. Capgemini Named A Leader For Guidewire Services By Everest Group

    Capgemini today announced that it has been named a “Leader” in Everest Group’s inaugural PEAK Matrix TM 1 for Guidewire Services. Capgemini achieved this recognition for its 12-year relationship with Guidewire, depth of expertise, and premier Guidewire Partner status to deliver end-to-end implementations using a consultative approach 

  8. Origami Risk Launches Comprehensive Compliance Solution For Insurers, Claims Administrators, And Large Self-Insureds

    Origami Risk, the industry-leading risk and insurance Software as a Service (SaaS) technology firm, has launched Origami Compliance, a suite of solutions that provides adjusters with automated access to forms, rates, rules, and regulations to streamline their adjudication process. Origami Compliance solutions are delivered via a web application programming interface (API) that operates behind the scenes to facilitate a reliable and secure connection with any claims management system. Origami Risk has grown to become

  9. Chubb Signs Enterprise License Agreement With Duck Creek Technologies

    Duck Creek Technologies announced today that Chubb, the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company and a longtime Duck Creek customer, has signed an enterprise license agreement to make Duck Creek solutions available to all of Chubb’s business units worldwide 

  10. Best’s Special Report: Preliminary First-Half 2018 Results Show Improvement In Underwriting Income For U.S. Property/Casualty Industry

    The U.S. property/casualty industry’s net underwriting income improved in the first half of 2018 to $5.3 billion, compared with a $5.0 billion underwriting loss in the same prior-year period. This financial review is detailed in a new Best’s Special Report, titled, “A.M. Best First Look— First Half 2018 Property/Casualty Financial Results,” and the data is derived from companies’ six-month 2018 interim statutory statements that were received as of Aug. 20, 2018, representing an estimated