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The Pendulum Swings: Build-My-Own is Gaining Adherents in Claims, Policy Admin, and Distribution Software Applications

The blog on an emerging trend called the Re-Emergence of the Core System Custom Build, or as crazy talk around the IT campfire. And throw out the big what if. The big what if sounds like this: hey, here’s an idea, why don’t we build our own policy admin system?

by John SarichOctober 9th, 2018

Think Bigger with VUE at SILA 2018 National Education Conference

VUE Software is excited to once again be an exhibitor at SILA’s Think Bigger…Finish Strong National Education Conference. VUE software represents the “Think Bigger” theme by leading the Distribution Modernization movement and providing insurance organizations with a solid path to revenue growth and competitive advantage.

by Patricia A. JoyceSeptember 27th, 2018

Redefining Insurance Technology Application Development Process (Part 1)

Understand how Insurance Technology Application Development Process in insurance distribution and producer management solutions. Based on factors such as technical training and exposure, insurance IT departments staff and implementation experience, the success rate of Agile over Waterfall (42% vs 14%), the overall quality of delivery, and the development approach to the desired system.

by Nosakhare AgbogunSeptember 20th, 2018

Producers Are You Certified? Medicare Open Enrollment Period is Almost Here!

As a licensed agent or producer, the requirements include bi-annual continuing education for licensure, annual carrier certification, product trainings, and AHIP/FFM. The producers must go through a re-certification process for each carrier with which they are contracted.

by Tyler BenjaminSeptember 12th, 2018

Why Tesla is Experiencing Skyrocketing Insurance Costs

As for Tesla, the insurance companies that were asked to insure the Tesla cars did not have any knowledge of the true cost to insure the cars for this simple reason: they had no idea of the cost to repair the cars. With insurance companies not having any idea of the potential cost to repair a Tesla against a variety of accident scenarios, they began to guess the cost of repair.

by John SarichSeptember 5th, 2018

How Millennials and Gen Z Impact a Company’s Digital Transformation and Survival

As a Millennial, I have been part of the Digital Transformation for companies in several industries. Regardless of the industry, I noticed that the business processes the companies used were not very productive. From multiple excel files to word documents, the processes were endless, causing miscommunication between departments and duplicating the efforts to achieve a single outcome.

by Bridgette SanchezAugust 21st, 2018

The High Cost of Drugs isn’t Just a Problem for Insurance Companies

The 39 most expensive drugs in the U.S. range from an annual cost of low $10,000’s to high $500,000’s,’ says John Sarich, VP of strategy at VUE Software. ‘They are designed to treat very serious medical conditions. It should be noted that pharmaceutical companies are international businesses with drug manufacturers.

by John SarichAugust 16th, 2018

Medicare Advantage Gets A Burst Of Energy With Higher Reimbursements.

Continuing growth of Medicare Advantage means competition as carriers drive Medicare Advantage enrollment growth by increasing internal sales teams and aggressively courting major Insurance Agencies to market their plans.

by Wesley GillisAugust 1st, 2018

Health Plans: 5 Benefits of Automating your System

The Deloitte Health Plan Retail Online Capability Survey of six health plans concluded that technology investments are no longer an option—they’re an imperative. The benefits are quantifiable and the cost of automation has decreased significantly. Here are the top 5 benefits of automating:

by Nidhi SaxenaJuly 23rd, 2018

Emergency Independent Adjuster Licensing Rules & Requirements

With the eruption of the Kīlauea volcano that caused devastation in Hawaii, and meteorologists predicting a more active than normal 2018 Hurricane season, insurers need to be prepared and informed of the rules that govern declared catastrophes if they intend to use Emergency Independent Adjusters to process claims. In the event of a declared catastrophe,… Read more »

by Patricia A. JoyceJuly 5th, 2018