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Improving MGA Connectivity

Listen to the recording of this webinar and learn how to send cancellation notices and policy docs directly into your retail agent’s management system/workflow, improve agency efficiency with reduced manual input, enhance your agents’ ability to service customers and gain a competitive edge with your retail agents. Click to register to view the webinar recording

You’ve Got Your Client’s Attention…

Do you have a risk that doesn’t fit nicely in a standard market? As an agent or broker you’ve worked with your client to identify all their risk management and insurable exposures for protection, P&C, L&A, Benefits, Bonds, Health, etc….Now you need to work with your industry partners to rate, process and service that client. Will it be written in standard, non-standard or a combination of markets? Read about what we’re working on

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IVANS Introduces New Connectivity Solutions for MGA’s

The new offerings enable MGAs to leverage IVANS Download, IVANS Real-Time and IVANS Portal Solutions with tailored technical services and support designed for the unique requirements of the MGA market. Read the latest news

Whitepaper: Improving Efficiencies for Retail Agents

The Independent Agents & Brokers of America’s Agents Council for Technology (ACT), the American Association of Managing General Agents (AAMGA), the National Association of Professional, Surplus Lines Offices (NAPSLO), and ACORD formed a joint initiative to improve the efficiencies for Retail Agents (RAs) interacting with managing General Agents (GAs) and wholesale brokers in the Excess & Surplus (E&S) market and to promote the electronic exchange of data between the partners. Read the whitepaper: “Top Improvements for Retail Agent-GA Workflows.”

Resource: MGA/Wholesale Broker User Guide 

The MGA and Wholesale Broker User Guide for Policy Downloads to Retail Agents has been developed by the E&S Joint Working Group’s Retail Agent-GA Subgroup.  The guide also reflects input received by the full E&S Joint Working Group.  There is widespread agreement with the guide’s recommendations, particularly for the use of the GA’s National Producer Number (NPN) as the unique identifier for GAs and wholesalers in their policy information downloads.  The Retail Agent-GA Subgroup is now working with vendors and GAs to develop appropriate strategies for implementation. Download the guide now.