CoverTree Announces $10M in Funding, Launches Pioneering Digital Manufactured Home Insurance

DETROIT–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CoverTree, one of the first ever digital insurance solution for residents of manufactured homes, today announced the launch of insurance coverage in Arizona, Indiana, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Illinois, and Tennessee after raising a total of $10 million in venture funding. The $10 million Seed round was co-led by AV8 Ventures and Distributed Ventures …

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Medication Use for Pediatric Lupus Differs by Race and Insurance Status

Differences in medication use were based on insurance status and race among patients with pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus (pSLE), according to study findings published in ACR Open Rheumatology. To determine trends in medication use in pSLE, researchers conducted a multicenter retrospective analysis using data from patients with pSLE enrolled in the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology …

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Life Insurers Should Plan for Stress: Barings’ Insurance Head

What You Need to Know Some say life insurers should match long-duration benefits with long-duration assets, but Griffin disagrees. One thing Griffin does worry about: Bad insurer choices about asset durations. Ken Griffin is in charge of helping life insurance and annuities keep their promises to your clients. Griffin is the new head of insurance …

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CAFO, Inc., Truist Insurance Holdings’ Canadian premium finance business, selects Input 1 Premium Billing System for technology platform

The introduction of PBS to CAFO brokers and insureds will strengthen our value proposition by providing our clients increased self-service options, robust data-driven reporting, and greater ease of use. – Robert Pinkerton, CAFO President & CEO Tweet this “CAFO and its US-based affiliate, AFCO, have been strong leaders in the North American premium finance industry …

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Gallagher Re Taps Aon’s Bowen as Chief Science Officer; Aon Names Jursa CEO of Commercial Risk, Czech Republic; Gridel Joins Howden M&A to Lead Europe Biz Devel

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Gallagher Re, Aon and Howden M&A. A summary of these new hires follows here. Gallagher Re Names Aon’s Bowen as Chief Science Officer Gallagher Rethe global reinsurance broker, announced it has appointed Steve Bowen to the newly created position of chief science officer within Global Analytics …

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Insurance companies urged to go digital soon

VIETNAM, September 19 – HÀ NỘI — Insurers should promote digital transformation rapidly as, compared to other financial industries, the insurance industry is considered to have slow digital transformation with limited economic efficiency. Despite efforts being made, the digital transformation of insurance companies is lagging, as most life insurance buyers still want to hold paper …

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Livestock industry should be covered by insurance

The country’s livestock sector worth Tk67,100 crore was yet to come under insurance coverage due to reluctance of private insurers, farmers and the government, which leaves the sector quite vulnerable, said experts at a seminar on Sunday. They also said that insurance facilities for the farmers could help the livestock sector grow. They were speaking …

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Most Colorado Option plans don’t meet cost target

Only one of the eight health insurers operating in Colorado showed they would meet the requirement to reduce monthly premiums for all customers buying the new standardized health plans known as the “Colorado Option” — though it’s possible more will before the state off signs on their final rates next month. Unlike a true public …

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