Tropics Debuts Tropics Breeze 6 Workers’ Compensation System Suite

Enhancements include efficiency improvements, streamlined access to information and web portal updates.

(Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Fla., home of Tropics. Photo credit: SibylRose.)

Tropics, a Sarasota, Fla.-based subsidiary of Insurity (Hartford) and software company specializing in workers’ compensation systems, today announced the availability of Tropics Breeze 6.

Jeremy Williams, COO, Tropics.

Jeremy Williams, COO, Tropics.

The new version of Tropics Breeze introduces new new features and efficiency improvements across the entire policy administration, billing, claims, and portal software suite, including Activity Center which showcases a new user interface offering a consolidated view for notes, tasks, emails and associated documents, according to a vendor statement. Tropics calls the feature unique to the market, and asserts that it will streamline access to frequently entered and reviewed information across the entire system.

Tropics Breeze 6 also includes improvements to its self-service web portals, agency management, and loss control sub-systems, the vendor reports. The new release includes several new modules, including a reinsurance treaty tracking module which supports retention, limit of liability, aggregate limit of liability, and aggregate retention. It also brings to market a new collections module for tracking and managing cancelled insureds with overdue balances, according to Tropics.

From a technical perspective, Tropics Breeze 6 adds support for the latest Microsoft .NET Framework, Microsoft SQL Server 2014, and Microsoft Office 365 integration, the Vendor reports.

Rich Set of Features, Improved Performance

“This release, which brings a rich set of new features and improved performance to our clients, reflects the continued investment and commitment that Tropics has to workers’ compensation insurers nationwide,” comments said Jeremy Williams, COO, Tropics. “Tropics Breeze 6 brings to the market existing and new functionality to help our clients get ahead, and stay ahead, in a single unified solution designed specifically for their business needs.”

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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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