New release will enable insurer growth strategies by optimizing distribution operations
Morristown, NJ – February 28, 2019 -Majesco (NASDAQ: MJCO),a global leader of cloud core insurance software, today announced a major update to the Majesco Distribution Management solution. With many insurers focused on distribution initiatives to drive growth, they are looking to enhance onboarding of channels and distributors, manage appointments and licensing, create innovative compensation plans and much more to optimize their existing and new channels in order to improve customer acquisition and retention.
“Distribution management is increasingly critical in support of insurers’ growth strategies, including optimizing their existing agent channels and expanding to new ones,” commented Manish Shah, EVP of Products at Majesco. “This major update will enable insurers to rapidly onboard, manage and optimize their distribution operations by providing comprehensive capabilities to effectively and efficiently manage their distribution channels.”
Key enhancements to the Majesco Distribution Managementsolution include:
On-boarding and Life Cycle Management
- Out-of-the-box integration with Producer Database (PDB) enabling real-time inquiry and verification of producer and license details during the application capture process.
- Ready-to-use NIPR Gateway for electronic exchange of appointment and termination transactions with pre-configured rules for states supported by NIPR.
- Support for bulk transactions interface (eAppoint) for Florida state appointments and terminations available out- of-the-box.
- Retroactive commission rate changes, chargeback and commission adjustments in bulk.
- Complex Agent of Record (AOR) changes supporting reversal and recalculation of credits.
- Transfer of commission share from single agent to multiple & vice versa
- Comprehensive commission payments workflow and review for adjustments, finalization and approval.
- Ad hoc evaluation of incentives, bonus, and profit sharing plans with benefit lock-in capability.
Majesco P&C Core Suite Integration
- Out-of-the-box integration with Majesco Policy for P&C and Majesco Billing for P&C.
Usability, Scalability and Performance
- Improved scalability for large scale data volume and processing.
- New HTML5 based user interface to enhance usability.
- Performance optimization including parallel processing.
“Managing the distribution channel requires discipline in a number of areas from managing the day-to-day relationship, assuring the distributor is in compliance with the licenses and appointments, and strategically managing compensation,” said Karlyn Carnahan, head of Celent’s property casualty practice for the Americas. “It’s not a surprise that a growing number of insurers are implementing strategies to manage the channels more effectively and looking for tools to help them. Those looking to improve distribution effectiveness are increasingly using technology as a strategic differentiator.”
Majesco Distribution Management is a standalone, modern solution that is designed to enable insurance carriers to manage the entire distribution landscape with comprehensive business capabilities that enable diverse channel options, supports the increasing need of an omni-channel environment, effectively administer channel producers from registration to termination, compensation and performance management, launch innovative contests and personalize payment schedules for producers to help drive business growth. The highly configurable platform enables ease of integration within the insurance carrier’s business system landscape.
Insurance business transformation is a journey of change and revitalization, a renaissance of Insurance. Approximately 160 insurance companies worldwide in P&C, L&A and Group/ Employee Benefits are transforming their businesses with Majesco’s solutions. Our market leading software, consulting and services uniquely underpin the entire insurance value chain and are designed to empower insurers with the agility, innovation and speed needed to meet their transformation opportunities. Majesco’s solutions include policy management, new business / underwriting, rating, billing, claims management, distribution management, BI/ analytics, predictive modeling, digital platform with mobile and portal, testing services, cloud services, bureau and content services, transformation services, consulting services and more. For more details on Majesco, please visit www.majesco.comwww.majesco.com.
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