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ADA Claims Against Public Entities “Exploding”

It’s well known that public entities offering insurance operate with a number of inherent challenges: dated technology, complex reporting structures, regulatory reporting burdens and more.  But now public entities have an additional challenge.  According to an article written by Jerry Stovall, Jr., an attorney with Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP, claims against public entities under…

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Overexertion Tops Priciest Workers’ Compensation Claims: Report

Liberty Mutual says that a group of injuries involving lifting, pushing, pulling, holding, carrying or throwing cost employers and payers $13.1 billion. The insurer released its list of workplace injuries and their related costs based on its Workplace Safety Index in which overexertion, as it is presently classified with the injuries above, represents the costliest…

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4 Tips for Joint Power Authority Success in CRM

Some traditional insurers tend to think about customer relationship management (CRM) technology as a tool only for finding/sharing customer information, but in the bigger picture, it’s used for extended outreach, partnership management, and cross-functional efficiencies that lend themselves to improved customer outreach, cross-selling, faster response times, improved customer retention and more. Because of their complex…

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View from the Captive Cockpit Needs A Technology Parachute

In a recent IRMI Captive.com blog post (“A View from the Cockpit: Systems and Controls of Good Captive Managers”) the team at Atlas Insurance Management Limited compared the successful management of a captive insurance company to flying a plane. “It’s a whole lot less intimidating once one understands the controls and systems that need to…

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How to Avoid Spreadsheet Paralysis

Back in 2016, Microsoft reported that more than one billion people used its Office suite of applications, which includes the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Roughly one in every six people on earth use it, Microsoft said.  There is no doubt that when Microsoft first developed this application, they were on to something important, and it still…

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Risk Retention Group Benchmarking Study Available

The 2018 Risk Retention Group (RRG) Benchmarking Study, an in-depth look at RRG financial statement data, complete with trends and comparisons to the admitted market, is now available from Pinnacle Actuarial Resources, Inc., Bloomington, Ill., a property/casualty actuarial firm. The Benchmarking Study examines a wide variety of metrics, including the number of RRGs, capitalization, premiums,…

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CHSI Participates in “Shaping the Future” at CICA

Tucson played host to more than 500 captive insurance representatives, including 100 first-time attendees (captive owners, potential captive owners, captive managers, risk managers, domicile regulators and officials, and service providers) at the CICA 2019 International Conference. In support of the conference’s agenda, which offered educational and networking opportunities, the theme of this year’s domicile-neutral conference,…

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Keeping Up with Captives

Several states added new captive insurance companies last year, according to Captive Insurance Times. Arizona licensed eight new captive insurance companies (down from 11 last year), and the state also saw a rise in captive closures year-on-year, with five captives closing last year, up from three in 2017. As of the end of December, 2018,…

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CHSI Technologies Named Among 2019 Best Tech Startups in Nevada

We like where we work, and luckily, we’ve been recognized by the experts for the expert work we do—both in Henderson and in the greater state of Nevada. With that as background, allow us some shameless self-promotion: CHSI Technologies has been named by the Tech Tribune among the best 2019 Tech Startups in Nevada as…

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MPL Gets a Cautionary Bill of Health—With a Caveat

According to the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), Medical Professional Liability (MPL) continues to evolve in all segments of the market. And although PLUS reports that the MPL market in on track to progress, MPL insurers continuously face the challenges of being able to adequately measure, price, and manage risk.  Complicating these challenges is the…

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