Insurance Board Streamlines Underwriting with Origami Risk Admin System

The organization will provide its network of independent agents with real-time access to policy and coverage information on their individual church clients participating in the program. 

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Insurance Board, a Cleveland-based non-profit corporation which administers property and casualty insurance for more than 4,500 churches throughout the U.S., has selected Origami Risk’s (Chicago) insurance administration system of to streamline its underwriting process and provide its network of independent agents with real-time access to policy and coverage information on their individual church clients participating in the program.

Joe K. Boyd, Director of Underwriting, Insurance Board.

“Insurance Board has grown steadily over the years and we wanted to upgrade and consolidate our systems for gathering and analyzing underwriting information and generating policies for our members and participants,” comments Joe K. Boyd, Director of Underwriting, Insurance Board. “Origami’s platform simplifies our underwriting process and drives efficiencies by streamlining workflows, increasing automation, and enhancing accuracy. At the same time, it enables us to enhance service to our increasing number of program participants and expanding agency network.”

Through its Core Solutions division, Origami Risk offers property-casualty insurance carriers, managing general agents, managing general underwriters, and third-party administrators a range of end-to-end solutions for underwriting and policy management, claims administration, and internal and external reporting, as well as a suite of analytical tools and protected-access online portals for policyholders, brokerages and agencies.

Addressing either Specialized Needs or Full Spectrum

Christopher Bennett, President, Core Solutions division, Origami Risk.

“While Origami’s versatile platform can accommodate specialized underwriting and policy management needs, such as those of the Insurance Board, carriers can use Origami to meet a full spectrum of their administrative needs,” comments Christopher Bennett, President, Core Solutions division, Origami Risk. “Over the years, we have consistently helped our clients drive efficiencies and improve performance through a steady stream of innovation and by tailoring our tools and functionality to their individual needs.”

Insurance Board has more than 50 independent agencies throughout the U.S. and its 4,500 participating churches belong to one of six member denominations, including: the United Church of Christ, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Presbyterian Church (USA), Reformed Church in America, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and the Alliance of Baptists. Insurance Board offers property insurance as well as a comprehensive suite of liability coverages. Workers’ compensation and various automobile liability coverages are also available.

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at [email protected] or (503) 936-2803.

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