Women Face Higher Auto Insurance Rates from EU Gender Equality Law
If the European Court of Justice accepts an E.U. Advocate General's advice tomorrow when it rules, E.U. insurers will no longer be able to charge gender-based different prices on a range of products including car insurance, private medical insurance, pension schemes and annuities.
Allianz Life CIO Tom Bauer Resigns
Allianz Life has initiated a search to find a replacement and will consider candidates from within Allianz Life, from the Allianz SE organization globally, and externally.
Insurers Embed Analytics in the Claims Process
Carriers are going beyond point solutions to implement a holistic, factory-like approach aimed at building analytics into the technology platform and embedding decision support across the claims life cycle.
New Zealand Quake Heralds Increasing CAT Losses
To deal with mounting catastrophe losses, insurers and reinsurers need to improve CAT models, leverage claims processing and CAT management technologies globally and more judiciously diversify their books of business.
Aetna Names New CTO
Richard Leonard is promoted to the position from head of systems architecture and the company's M&A IT services team.
PHLY Upgrades Web Site for Disabled
While not required by law, the Company made changes to PHLY.com consistent with federal guidelines under Section 508, which requires federal agencies to make their information technology fully accessible to persons with disabilities.
SCIOinspire Releases Benefit Design Decision Support Solution
The Value Based Benefit Design decision support application is a flexible modeling solution that allows health plans to develop products and plan designs while identifying additional services to engage members more effectively, according to the vendor.
Chartis Launches Broker Underwriting Site
MyChartis provides access to the carriers' online commercial insurance underwriting applications and services, as well as customized reports with account-specific information, the company says.
Humana Military Launches Mobile Web Site
The new site makes popular features of the company's traditional web site available to its users through iPhone, Android, Blackberry devices and tablet operating systems.
Dodd-Frank Title V Overview
Insurance & Technology breaks down the industry implications of Title V of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
The Dodd-Frank Effect
The financial crisis and resulting regulatory reform have resurrected efforts to introduce federal oversight of the U.S. insurance industry.
Utica National Selects edge IPK edgeConnect
The Utica, N.Y.-based P&C insurer initially will use the edge IPK user experience solution for its distribution channels and later employ the solution for other customized user interfaces.