Auto

Hypothetically Speaking about Making Money with Telematics

The idea that a single approach to usage-based insurance (UBI) can solve any problem great or small ignores some simple realities: All insurers aren’t the same. All telematics technology isn’t the same. And all UBI...

Start Using the New NMVTIS Dashboard Reports Today

The NMVTIS Dashboard is now available to ISO ClaimSearch ® auto insurer subscribers who use our NMVTIS reporting service. Join the NMVTIS Dashboard training web seminar on Thursday, June 19, to see the new tool in...

Taking a Hummer down the Yellow Brick Road

In L. Frank Baum's novel The Wizard of Oz , farm girl Dorothy befriends a scarecrow, a tin woodsman, and a cowardly lion who long for attributes such as a brain, a heart, and courage. While this merry band of misfits...

Do you write business in Rhode Island?

A new Rhode Island law — calling for implementation of an uninsured motorist database — becomes effective July 1, 2014. Note the short implementation window: The first official e-mail went out May 9, and the state...

The Great Recession and Commercial Auto Claims

How will we know when the United States has fully recovered from the Great Recession of 2008? That’s the question that economists around the world are trying to answer. Some say that slow wage growth is an indication...

PCS Site Visit: CAT #40

Last week, I left the Property Claim Services ® (PCS ® ) Catastrophe Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and went down to Bessemer, Alabama, and Pensacola, Florida, to assess the damage that occurred as result of PC...

New NMVTIS Dashboard is Coming

On May 1, 2014, ISO ClaimSearch will begin the phased rollout of our latest dashboard — NMVTIS. The new dashboard will replace the static monthly reports you currently receive from our NMVTIS compliance system....

5 Common Medical Fraud Schemes

Identifying relationships among disparate pieces of information is the key to pinpointing billing practices that indicate fraud, waste, and abuse. Finding those relationships, however, tends to be difficult. Connectio...

Oregon DMV to begin issuing alphanumeric customer numbers

After October 21, 2013, the Oregon Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will begin issuing seven-character alphanumeric customer numbers to replace the alpha-only numbers that now appear on newly issued Oregon driver’s...

D.C. prefers drivers cancel tags online

The District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) encourages drivers to cancel their license plates online. The DMV recently added the option to its website in an effort to streamline the process, improve...