Safety Insurance Company Expands Download Services with IVANS
IVANS Download to increase connected agency experience with claims download
Tampa, FL – Sept. 9, 2015 – IVANS Insurance Solutions, a division of Applied Systems, today announced that Safety Insurance Company has moved to IVANS Download to automate the exchange of claims information.
"At Safety, we are extremely focused on making it simple and seamless for our agents to conduct business with us, which includes providing our network of independent agents with state-of-the-art automation tools," said Steve Varga, vice president of Management Information Systems for Safety Insurance Group. "Our agents have expressed strong interest in Claims Download and, with IVANS Download, we will now be able to further simplify and automate the exchange of claims information with our agency partners, reducing the complexity of conducting business and providing more time to focus on delivering a superior insured experience."
IVANS is the industry standard for connectivity and data exchange between carriers and independent agencies in the property and casualty insurance industry. IVANS Download automates the generation and delivery of ACORD transactions, including personal and commercial lines policy, claims, Activity Notes and other policyholder-related information from carriers to agencies and MGAs based on the latest ACORD data standards, enabling carriers and agencies focus more on the business of insurance by improving productivity through automated exchange of information. IVANS Download drives greater efficiency and connectivity between carriers and their agencies and MGAs and ensures that current, accurate information is continually available throughout underwriting and servicing.
"As insurance consumers continue to move online, carriers are evaluating ways to leverage technology to strengthen their relationships with their distribution partners to deliver collaborative and seamless experiences across channels," said Thad Bauer, vice president and general manager of IVANS Insurance Solutions. "By leveraging IVANS for Claims Download, Safety Insurance will be able to provide their agency partners with a connected experience by increasing the automated exchange of claims information, reducing time spent managing administrative tasks and improving overall client experience."
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About IVANS Insurance Solutions
IVANS Insurance Solutions, a division of Applied Systems, is the property and casualty insurance industry's partner and trusted technology leader for advanced carrier-agency-MGA information exchange. IVANS makes insurance business easier with secure information exchange, data translation and managed connectivity solutions that deliver efficiency and better customer service capabilities to carriers, independent agencies and MGAs. More property and casualty insurance companies rely on the IVANS platform than any other company to create greater value from information exchanged in insurance business.
About Safety Insurance
Safety Insurance was founded in 1979 with a belief that it would succeed as a company if customers were given the best possible service. A leading provider of property and casualty insurance in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, Safety Insurance offers a portfolio of personal lines insurance products including, private passenger auto, homeowners, dwelling fire, and personal umbrella policies. In addition, Safety Insurance also offers commercial lines insurance products including, commercial auto, business owner, commercial package, and commercial umbrella policies. Sold exclusively through a network of professional independent agents, Safety Insurance provides agents in Massachusetts and New Hampshire with state-of-the-art tools that make it easy to service and protect their customers. Safety Insurance has consistently received an "A" rating from A.M. Best.