AMERIND Risk (AMERIND), a Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico-based, 100%
Tribally owned insurance company, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:
GWRE), a provider of software products to Property and Casualty (P&C)
insurers, today announced that AMERIND has successfully implemented
Guidewire InsuranceNow™ to handle core administration (policy, claims,
and billing) functions across all lines of business.
AMERIND extended the implementation of InsuranceNow’s policy
administration, claims management, and billing functionality to its
commercial lines of business. With the completion of this final
implementation project, the company is now fully implemented on
InsuranceNow. AMERIND had previously implemented InsuranceNow to its
personal and workers’ compensation lines of business in 2016.
"The implementation of InsuranceNow to our commercial lines of business
was a huge milestone for us,” said Ken Black, chief operations officer,
AMERIND. "The ISCS (now Guidewire) team was a true partner to us and
really came to understand our business and how we operate. The teams
have worked as a cohesive unit over the course of the implementation
Black continued, "By following a mainly out-of-the-box approach with
minimal customization, we experienced a relatively smooth implementation
from start to finish, staying on time and on budget. Feedback from
across the business has been positive so far, especially regarding the
InsuranceNow is enabling AMERIND to:
Enhance operational efficiency and productivity throughout the
organization by standardizing policy administration, billing
management and claims handling processes on a cohesive technology
Automate manual business processes to allow staff to focus on more
strategic initiatives to support the business;
Increase speed-to-market and business agility, as well as reduce
system maintenance costs, by leveraging Guidewire Cloud Production
Services, such as now being able to handle excess liability.
"We congratulate AMERIND on its successful InsuranceNow commercial lines
implementation,” said David Burns, vice president, Professional
Services, Guidewire Software. "We admire the organization’s commitment
to serving the Tribal business community, and are pleased to provide the
foundation on which they can adapt and succeed in a rapidly-changing
InsuranceNow™ is a cloud-based, all-in-one solution that supports
the P&C insurance lifecycle. Its integrated design, out-of-the-box
functionality, and guided approach enable fast implementation and quick
upgrades. Cloud-based delivery and ongoing operational support by
Guidewire provide insurers the freedom to focus on innovation and
respond rapidly to market demands, even when they have limited IT
About AMERIND Risk
AMERIND Risk was founded 31 years ago by more than 400 Tribes who united
and pooled their resources to create an organization that would offer
affordable insurance coverage, while keeping money circulating within
Indian Country. AMERIND Risk is the only 100% Tribally owned and
operated insurance provider committed to Indian Country. AMERIND Risk
provides property, liability and workers compensation insurance for
Tribes, Tribal governments, Tribal businesses and individual property
coverage. To learn more about "Tribes Protecting Tribes”
or for an insurance quote, go to AMERINDRisk.org.
About Guidewire Software
Guidewire delivers the software that Property and Casualty (P&C)
insurers need to adapt and succeed in a time of rapid industry change.
We combine three elements – core operations, data and analytics, and
digital engagement – into a technology platform that enhances insurers’
ability to engage and empower their customers and employees. More than
300 P&C insurers around the world have selected Guidewire. For more
information, please visit www.guidewire.com.
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NOTE: Guidewire, Guidewire Software, Guidewire ClaimCenter, Guidewire
PolicyCenter, Guidewire BillingCenter, are registered trademarks of
Guidewire Software, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.
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