ALLSTATE SITE #1
AccessAllstate.com, the Web site launched by Allstate Financial Group (Northbrook, IL) to provide producers with online financial and administrative transactional capabilities, was ranked as the number-one Web site for financial professionals for fourth quarter 2002 by Dalbar (Boston).
InsuranceNoodle (Chicago) signed an agreement with SAFECO (Seattle) to distribute its small commercial products to more than 3,600 independent commercial insurance agencies using the InsuranceNoodle platform.
HIPAA WEB SITE
The Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (Washington, DC) and the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (Reston, VA) have launched a Web site aimed at standardizing HIPAA communications between health plans and providers.
Hartford-based Aetna Small Group Business and Insurix (Farmington, CT) announced that Aetna Small Group products are now available on www.benefitcentral.com.
UnumProvident (Chatanooga) will distribute its long-term disability protection product through Global IQX Inc.'s (Ottawa) ConnectInsure Web site at www.connectinsure.com.