SMI Obtains CSIO Certification for Personal and Commercial Lines of Business
Toronto, ON (Apr. 10, 2017) – Hubio, a provider of technology solutions for P&C insurers, is pleased to announce that Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company (SMI) has obtained CSIO Certification for both Personal and Commercial Lines eDocs. SMI is now able to download Personal and Commercial Lines electronic documents to multiple broker management systems including Applied TAM/EPIC, Keal, CIMData, CSSI The Broker Workstation and PowerBroker.
SMI provides commercial, farm, personal property and liability insurance, as well as excess auto insurance. Exclusively broker-based, SMI has invested in a download solution in order to assist brokers in managing their customers’ needs. Now that CSIO has provided certification for Personal and Commercial Lines, SMI is now able to offer brokers eDoc capabilities across all their lines of business.
Laura Wiebe, President of SMI stated, “Over the past several years we have been making major investments to upgrade our technology, and promote broker ease-of-doing-business. We completed the upgrade to our enterprise system and now are able to deliver solutions to help our broker partners compete. eDocs download represents one element of our investment, and we are planning further efforts to ensure SMI remains competitive.”
Matina Kipouros, Vice President Underwriting & Marketing at SMI added, “Our team was able to take eDocs live quickly, and we are pleased with the effort from Hubio. They are a leader in broker connectivity technology, and we are very happy with the solution.”
The eDocs download meets CSIO standards and is CSIO certified. Catherine Smola, President & CEO at CSIO commented, “I am very pleased that SMI has successfully implemented an eDocs solution that follows CSIO standards, and provides eDocs for both Personal and Commercial lines of business.”
Hubio technology is in use in many eDocs projects across Canada. Hubio technology connects brokers with insurers to improve competitiveness, enhance policyholder satisfaction, and gain overall efficiencies.
Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company (SMI) is a federally licensed insurer operating successfully in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The Head Office is located in Saskatoon, with service offices in Calgary, Regina and Winnipeg. As a mutual property and casualty company, SMI is owned by its policyholders and its profits are reinvested to help keep premium rates low. The Company has remained successful over the years and has never lost sight of its primary objective set out in 1908 – to provide the best service it possibly could to its policyholders.
About Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO)
CSIO is Canada’s industry technology association of property and casualty insurers, software providers and over 36,000 brokers. CSIO is committed to improving the consumer’s ease of doing business within the broker channel by overseeing the development, implementation and maintenance of technology standards and solutions such as eDocs, Telematics, eDelivery and eSignatures. In addition, CSIO operates CSIOnet, a secure, industry-owned platform for the efficient exchange of policy information for the broker channel. CSIO maintains offices in Toronto and Montreal. For more information, visit csio.com.
Hubio digital solutions connect P&C insurers to the outside world, communicating with brokers, policy holders, and third parties through technology to drive growth, reduce costs and pursue improved customer interaction. Hubio has provided solutions to Canadian insurers for over 15 years.
SOURCE: Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO)