SAS wins innovation award for insurance fraud prevention technology

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SAS® Fraud Framework for Insurance recognized by Strategy Meets Action (SMA) Business analytics leader SAS was recognized by leading insurance strategic advisory firm Strategy Meets Action (SMA) with its SMA Innovation in Action award for SAS® Fraud Framework for Insurance. This honor spotlights how new technologies can help modernize, optimize and innovate insurance practices. “SAS, the winner in the IT solution provider category for SAS Fraud Framework for Insurance, provides a cutting-edge solution by combining key next-generation technologies to help insurers detect and prevent both opportunistic and organized claims fraud,”…

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CNA unveils new insurance product for kidnap, ransom, and extortion


Continental National American Group (CNA) has announced that it is now selling an insurance product for kidnap, ransom, and extortion. The insurer explained that this product is designed to reflect the company’s understanding that events relating to security have broadened and can occur anywhere around the globe. Therefore, this coverage takes a step beyond the traditional spectrum of security-related event coverage in order to include any situations of this nature that can be experienced by any size of company in virtually every industry. The Kidnap, Ransom, and Extortion insurance from…

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Trade Group Hails Report by National Insurance Regulator Group PRESS RELEASE, BOSTON:“The verdict is in and it is remarkable: Since the introduction of competition, consumers in Massachusetts have seen their auto insurance rates decline by the most of any state in the nation,” said James T. Harrington, the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Insurance Federation (MIF.) “Polling has been clear that competition is very popular with Massachusetts consumers but now we know, too, that industry regulators throughout the country agree that the remarkable decrease by an average 12.7% for auto…

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Basic highlights on top four insurance companies to help consumers

Throughout the financial crisis over the last few years, a number of insurance companies faced a significant struggle, leaving people to wonder about the top insurers after having seen the global giant American International Group (AIG) fall apart.  In order to help consumers to better understand the current the insurance marketplace, experts have compiled some notes about the top four leading companies.  Progressive is among the biggest American auto insurance companies.  It provides standard vehicle insurance as well as products for specialty vehicles such as ATVs, mobile homes, motorcycles, boats…

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Boaters get better coverage just in time for summer fun!

If you’ve been getting the fever to get your boat out on the open waters, it may be a good time to evaluate your current insurance policy. Two insurance companies have recently restructured their coverage for recreational boat enthusiasts. BoatU.S insurance company and CNA insurance company have added benefits to policies for boaters. Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatU.S.) has been insuring the boating community for over 40 years, and currently has over half a million members. Richard Schwartz started the company in 1964. In 1966 Dick Ellison…

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