NEPTUNE, N.J.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--AIG Benefit Solutions, the group benefits unit of American International Group (AIG), has been named to this year’s InformationWeek 500, a list of the top technology innovators in the United States.
“AIG Benefit Solutions Gateway is the most recent tool developed by AIG Benefit Solutions to ease the enrollment process, provide better education for employees, improve efficiencies for employers and brokers/agents, and provide for an overall more convenient, more secure enrollment experience.”
AIG Benefit Solutions was named to the list for development of AIG Benefit Solutions GatewaySM, a framework to provide brokers, employers and customers with online access to a number of services. The Gateway platform now provides online access for case submission and benefit enrollments, and throughout 2014 additional functions will be offered through the AIG Benefit Solutions Gateway portal to benefit administrators and insured customers that will enhance their current online services.
“Our AIG Benefit Solutions Gateway framework has been designed to address needs in today’s benefits market for greater access to information through all stages of a case by brokers, employers and employees, and we’re pleased that our efforts to develop the system have been recognized for inclusion in this year’s InformationWeek 500,” said Curt Olson, President and CEO of AIG Benefit Solutions. “The AIG Benefit Solutions Gateway system is part of a broader investment in developing our technology platform. These projects are designed to meet customers’ needs for convenience and enhanced online experiences.”
The AIG Benefit Solutions Gateway functions for online case submission and enrollment were introduced to the market earlier this year, and are available for AIG Benefit Solutions’ life, disability, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and for voluntary/worksite products including accident and critical illness. One of the most important features of the enrollment component is a design which allows tight integration into any third-party enrollment platform capable of integrating with other services. This feature allows speed to market and the integration of producers’ platforms for enrollment and benefit administration systems to AIG Benefit Solutions’ rules engines without the need to develop at the host system.
“The benefits market has changed in recent years, and there is a greater need for resources from carriers that support enrollment and provide information about products, especially voluntary products they may not be familiar with,” Olson said. “AIG Benefit Solutions Gateway is the most recent tool developed by AIG Benefit Solutions to ease the enrollment process, provide better education for employees, improve efficiencies for employers and brokers/agents, and provide for an overall more convenient, more secure enrollment experience.”
This is the first time AIG Benefit Solutions has been named to the prestigious list. The full list can be found at www.informationweek.com/500.
AIG Benefit Solutions offers a broad portfolio of products and services to the employer and affinity benefits markets. Its products include core benefits such as life, disability and AD&D voluntary/worksite plans including accident, hospital indemnity and critical illness; business travel accident; and stop loss and organ transplant insurance for companies that self-fund. Services include comprehensive enrollment support and resources that help educate employees and affinity members about their options, and administrative services that make implementation easier for brokers and administrators.
“The theme of this year's InformationWeek 500 is digital business. It's a movement, rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social networking and other customer-focused technologies that are turning companies and industries on their ear,” said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. “Every enterprise is now a digital business — or needs to become one fast. The organizations in our ranking are leading the way.”
InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology with its annual InformationWeek 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices of some of the best-known organizations in the country. Past overall winners include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, PACCAR Inc., The Vanguard Group, CME Group, National Semiconductor and Principal Financial Group. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek 500 spotlights the power of innovation in information technology.
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About American International Group, Inc.
American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading international insurance organization serving customers in more than 130 countries. AIG companies serve commercial, institutional, and individual customers through one of the most extensive worldwide property-casualty networks of any insurer. In addition, AIG companies are leading providers of life insurance and retirement services in the United States. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
About AIG Benefit Solutions
AIG Benefit Solutions® is the marketing name for the domestic benefits division of American International Group, Inc. The underwriting risks, financial and contractual obligations, and support functions associated with products issued by American General Life Insurance Company, The United States Life Insurance Company in the City of New York, and National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., are the issuing insurer’s responsibility. The United States Life Insurance Company in the City of New York is authorized to conduct insurance business in New York. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., maintains its principal place of business in New York, N.Y., and is authorized to conduct insurance business in all states and the District of Columbia. NAIC No. 19945. Not all policies are available in all states. Web: www.aigbenefits.com.
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