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Content tagged with Policy Administration posted in April 2010
Sapiens Acquires Canada-based P&C Software Vendor Harcase
News  |  4/29/2010  | 
The acquisition brings Sapiens Harcase's RapidSure policy administration suite and customer base, as well as the software and service capabilities of Octello, Harcase's sales and implementation partner, with whom the company merged earlier this year.
Universal American Deal Yields Patni BPO Services Contract and TPA Acquisition
News  |  4/27/2010  | 
Patni has acquired CHCS Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Universal American, and signed a related five-year, multi-million dollar contract to provide end-to-end policy administration services to Universal American.
Farm Bureau Insurance Companies to Adopt AssureSign Electronic Signature Software
News  |  4/26/2010  | 
WCSI, SaaS provider of policy management and claims management for some Farm Bureau Insurance companies, selects AssureSign Electronic Signature Software to increase efficiency and expedite authorizations.
Virtual Roundtable: Policy Administration Best Practices
News  |  4/19/2010  | 
Industry experts discuss the key steps insurers can take to minimize the risk inherent in a core system change and to ensure success in a policy admin replacement or upgrade initiative.
3 Factors Behind Carriers' Renewed Attention to Billing
News  |  4/14/2010  | 
Insurers that do billing well reap huge operational and retention dividends -- while those that do it poorly end up with unnecessary costs and dissatisfied customers.
Policy Admin Replacement: Understand Your Business Objectives
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
Setting a the right plan and selecting the right vendor will help a carrier ensure policy administration replacement success, according to Edgewater Technology.
Gartner Provides Policy Admin Project Advice
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
If delayed and over-budget policy administration system implementations are to be avoided, improved vendor relationship management and more packaged software expertise are necessary, says Kimberly Harris-Ferrante, VP and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner.
Long-term Planning Key to Policy Admin Project Success
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
Developing a long-term policy admininstration project helps maintain focus and demonstrate progress to stakeholders, says Andy Edwardson, VP of IT, Farmers Alliance Mutual Insurance.
Amica Shares Policy Admin Project Best Practices
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
Amica Mutual executives name business partner involvement as the most critical element of any major IT project, including policy administration replacement or modernization.
The Realities of Policy Administration Implementation: Real Benefits, Real Challenges
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
Even the most skeptical observer is likely to recognize that policy administration system implementations are frequently adding value at carriers more quickly and with less risk than ever before. But challenges remain.
Newer Policy Administration Systems Ease Transformation of Smaller Insurers
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
As the insurance industry prepares for the next growth phase, small and medium-size carriers are taking advantage of rules-based policy administration packages to transform their capabilities and stand up to larger competitors.
Q&A With Mike Clifton, CIO, The Hanover: Combining Legacy and Modern Technology
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
The Hanover CIO Mike Clifton relates how the Worcester, Mass.-based insurer successfully combines legacy and modern, rules-based technology to meet changing customer and distributor demands and exploit market opportunities.
Ohio Mutual Takes a Bite Out of Policy Admin Transformation
News  |  4/8/2010  | 
After migrating to CSC’s POINT IN platform, Ohio Mutual Insurance Group successfully presses the vendor for incremental releases to enable ‘bite-size’ modernization.
Stone River Debuts Insurance Integration Platform
News  |  4/8/2010  | 
The StoneRiver IIP enables new business, operational and technical opportunities for carriers by providing easier business process automation, integration, and a rich user interface framework, according to the vendor.
Unitrin Direct Migrates DRC Oasis To Windows Platform
News  |  4/6/2010  | 
Unitrin Direct completed the mainframe migration within 8 months of launching the project and has now consolidated all versions of the DRC application to a Windows environment.
Regence Extends Hosting Contract With TriZetto Through 2016
News  |  4/1/2010  | 
TriZetto will continue to provide application management and hosting for core systems, including TriZetto's Facets enterprise administration platform, Clinical CareAdvance health management system, NetworXSuite provider pricing and modeling applications, and Constituent Web Solutions.

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