Nationwide embraces new insuretech partnerships for commercial telematics support

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The insurance company is working with Azuga and Zubie to power their new initiatives. The commercial insurance group at nationwide has secured two strategic insuretech partnerships. These are meant to help the insurer streamline its coverage options using telematics. Their goal is to launch new and refined fleet management programs for human services drivers. To do this, Nationwide has entered into insuretech partnerships with Azuga and Zubie. These two firms provide trip-tracking and analytics capability support technology. They are playing a substantial role in the insurance company’s Vantage 360 Premium…

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US lawmakers aim to stop DNA test results from access by insurance companies

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Millions of Americans are using services to examine their genetic backgrounds. Over 26 million people across the United States have used voluntary services to obtain DNA test results. Now, lawmakers are moving to protect those same consumers against a federal legal loophole. The legal loophole would permit certain insurance companies to connect customer genetic data. Florida lawmakers have already launched the first step to shut that loophole. The goal is to protect consumers from being required to provide their DNA test results if they do not want to. Using genetic…

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Digital Integration Hubs: Bringing customer service up to speed in the insurance sector

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When consumers request information, submit a query or make a claim with an insurer… there are a number of processes which take place behind the scenes before a conclusion is reached. However, with retailers and other services providing ever faster responses, whether online or on the phone, there is increasing pressure on insurance businesses to speed up these processes and meet the expectations of the modern customer. Now accustomed to finding what they need in a few clicks of a button, customers may simply switch to a competitor if they…

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Viral Progressive Insurance meme targets insurer with slew of false info

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The politicized meme is spreading like wildfire but contains outdated or outright incorrect information. A Progressive Insurance meme has gone viral, politicizing the insurer through the use of false and misleading information. The image makes claims that are inaccurate right down to the naming of the company’s owner. The viral Progressive Insurance meme makes statements such as that the insurer “is owned by Peter Lewis who donates millions” to left-leaning organizations and to the Democratic Party. That said, Lewis has been dead since 2013. Moreover, though he had once been…

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Tina Fey Stars in Allstate Mayhem Ads with Dean Winters

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The two ’30 Rock’ co-stars reunited in this celebrity studded insurance company campaign. Allstate Mayhem has returned and in the latest ads, a new character has been added to the mix. The Mayhem character has become a staple in the insurance company’s ads for almost 10 years. Now, the Allstate Mayhem character, known for wreaking havoc in home and auto owners’ lives, has a new nemesis. Tina Fey has jumped into the insurance company’s ad campaign. This represents the first time one of the Mayhem campaigns has included a celebrity…

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Allianz SE joins forces with Microsoft for a strategic insurance partnership

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The two giants will be working together to transform the way digital processes are conducted. Allianz SE and Microsoft Corp have jointly announced that they’ve entered into a strategic insurance partnership. The goal is to digitally transform the insurance industry for greater ease and improved customer experience. Many consumers feel their insurers have fallen behind the times in terms of digital experience. The companies are hoping to use this strategic insurance partnership to change the entire customer experience from what it is today into something much improved. The idea is…

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State Farm partners up with an Arizona autonomous vehicle consortium

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The partnership makes the insurer the first one to join forces with this automotive technology group. The Institute for Automated Mobility (I.A.M.) and State Farm Insurance have announced that they are entering into an autonomous vehicle partnership. The consortium was launched a year ago and was formed to move ahead the development of automated vehicles. The partnership represents the first entry of an insurer into this effort. Governor Doug Ducey made the first announcement of this new tech and insurance partnership. Arizona Governor Ducey made the announcement that State Farm…

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