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MetLife Unveils New Life Insurance Field Underwriting Tool

The new offering is designed to provide a better client experience and more accurate rating class estimates.

The new offering is designed to provide a better client experience and more accurate rating class estimates.

Digitally Distracted Driving Continues to Increase

The upward trend in smartphone use while driving may be largely due to the fact that more drivers own smart phones, but thereís also variation in the activities distracting drivers.

The upward trend in smartphone use while driving may be largely due to the fact that more drivers own smart phones, but thereís also variation in the activities distracting drivers.

Hurricane Sandy Victims Allege Racketeering in Claims Review

By denying or underpaying claims, Wright mitigated its risk of facing a government audit and financial penalties for overpayment, according to the complaint.

By denying or underpaying claims, Wright mitigated its risk of facing a government audit and financial penalties for overpayment, according to the complaint.

Obamacare Data Inflation Prompts Health Chief to Demand Review

The health department acknowledged Nov. 20 that it had double-counted about 393,000 people in dental plans when it announced that 7.3 million Americans were enrolled in August.

The health department acknowledged Nov. 20 that it had double-counted about 393,000 people in dental plans when it announced that 7.3 million Americans were enrolled in August.

Former Massachusetts Insurance Commissioner Becomes Coverys COO

Joseph Murphy will take the reins of the malpractice insurersí underwriting and risk management operations.

Joseph Murphy will take the reins of the malpractice insurersí underwriting and risk management operations.

Obamacare Users Would Move to Low-Cost Plans Under U.S. Proposal

The changes, which also include requirements for insurers on the transparency of their rate increases, are open to public comment.

The changes, which also include requirements for insurers on the transparency of their rate increases, are open to public comment.

Insurance Investment Managers Hampered by Aging, Obsolete Systems

Return, risk and regulatory pressures require radical re-thinking of portfolio management operations, according to a report from Celent.

Return, risk and regulatory pressures require radical re-thinking of portfolio management operations, according to a report from Celent.

Hiscox Taps Neil Lipuma to Spearhead Expansion of Financial Services Book

Industry veteran sets sights on innovation and client satisfaction for private and start-up funds.

Industry veteran sets sights on innovation and client satisfaction for private and start-up funds.

New York Life Honored for Workplace Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

The insurer earned top marks on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index for its corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace quality.

The insurer earned top marks on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index for its corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace quality.

81% of Companies Shifting Mission Critical Apps to Cloud

A Forrester Research survey found that cost savings is no longer the primary driver for leveraging cloud services.

A Forrester Research survey found that cost savings is no longer the primary driver for leveraging cloud services.

House Republicans Sue Obama Over Delay in Health-Care Mandate

Republican leaders in Congress said the executive action was beyond the presidentís power, and some state officials have threatened to sue.

Republican leaders in Congress said the executive action was beyond the presidentís power, and some state officials have threatened to sue.

Retirement Plan Insurers Expanding Mobile and Social Capabilities

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.

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

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

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

Prestige International Deploys EIS Group's Core Systems

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

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

Securian Financial Group Acquires Majority Interest in Insurance Asset Manager

Transaction more than triples Securianís external insurance assets under management

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