Mitchell International News

Technology’s Promise and Drawbacks Among Top Claims Stories for 2019

Technology — both its promise and its alleged abuse — was a key component of the most important news stories for claims professionals in 2019. Several insurers introduced new technical innovations to their claims processes during the year. At the …

Work Comp Insurers Find Doctors Willing to Bend When Asked to Curb Opioid Use

Workers’ compensation insurers are reporting dramatic reductions in opioid use by injured workers. In some cases, all it took was asking doctors to stop renewing prescriptions. A peer-reviewed study by Mitchell International and Utah’s WCF Mutual Insurance Co. found that …

Mitchell Teams With Qualcomm for Smart Glasses, Google for Claims Estimates

Mitchell International showed off its connections to big-name tech companies this week in announcing the launch of two insurtech products: One is an augmented reality “smart glasses” tool for auto collision repairs developed in conjunction with Qualcomm Technologies; the other …

Business News: GEICO, Mitchell/Genex Merger, Midwest Employers Casualty

GEICO Breaks Ground on New Location, Plans to Ramp up Hiring Upon Completion GEICO broke ground at its new location in The Bridges and laid out plans for future hiring when the complex is completed next year. GEICO President and …

The Art of Creating a Physician Peer Review Panel, Part I

Creating a physician peer review panel is like solving a puzzle – it comes together only after reviewing the landscape, discerning what is important, and identifying what resources are available. As in most industries, a problem or opportunity in the …

Business News: Mitchell, Willis Towers Watson, GlobalPro Recovery

Mitchell Announces Strategic Integration Agreement With AirPro Diagnostics Mitchell International, Inc., a technology, connectivity and information provider to the property/casualty claims and collision repair industries, announced a strategic integration and joint marketing agreement with AirPro Diagnostics, LLC. to integrate AirPro’s …

Business News: Pie, Mitchell International, Partner Re

Pie Insurance Launches Workers’ Comp Coverage for Small Businesses in 7 States Pie Insurance announced it has begun selling workers’ compensation insurance policies online, directly to small businesses in Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Texas. Small business owners …

3 Ways to Improve Demand Management

The insurance industry continues to evolve each year, forcing carriers to adjust processes and policies in order to keep up with changing demands. One area that has continued to change is the increasing cost of third party bodily injury claims. …

How Insurers Can Combat the Rising Cost of Third Party Auto Claims

Insurance carriers today are struggling to keep up with the rising cost of third party auto claims. While there are multiple factors driving up costs, there are three primary problems that stand out – complex industry trends, inconsistent evaluation and …

Business News: Mitchell International, Snapsheet, ESIS

Mitchell Partners With Tractable to Bring AI to the Insurance Claims Process Calif.-based Mitchell International, a technology, connectivity and information solution provider to the property & casualty insurance industry announced an exclusive partnership in North America with Tractable, a UK-based …