Missouri Employers Mutual Adopts Valen Analytics to Improve Underwriting Performance

DENVER – July 12, 2017 – Valen Analytics®, an Insurity company, and provider of proprietary data, analytics and predictive modeling for P/C insurers, announces a new customer engagement with Missouri Employers Mutual (MEM), Missouri’s largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance. The insurer will leverage the Predict application of Valen’s InsureRight® Platform, empowering their underwriters to make quicker and more informed decisions on risk selection and pricing for new and renewal policies.

MEM is currently using a rule-based process to employ straight through processing (STP) for certain policies. By leveraging the advanced insights gained from model-backed decision making, MEM will be able to increase STP, improving turnaround time for producers and customers and allowing experienced underwriters to focus on higher level risks.

“Predictive analytics doesn’t just provide an opportunity to write better business, it also allows us to extend improvements to our customers in many ways,” said Jim Owen, President and CEO of Missouri Employers Mutual. “We consider ourselves a safety company first and foremost, and improvements to our operations like this can be used to fund safety programs for our clients. Additionally, we will use the model to insure more Missouri companies.”

MEM’s custom-built predictive model will be hosted on the InsureRight platform, which leverages the largest data consortium available in workers’ compensation. This data will allow MEM to take a holistic approach to pricing and selection, improving loss ratio and overall company performance.

“Missouri Employers Mutual understands that the value of analytics extends beyond improving risk selection and pricing, and can significantly impact how a company operates,” said Dax Craig, CEO of Valen Analytics. “Through our partnership, MEM will improve their competitive advantage and provide better services to their customers.”

More information on the InsureRight Platform can be found online at www.valen.com.
About Valen Analytics

Valen Analytics, an Insurity company, provides proprietary data, analytics and predictive modeling for property and casualty insurers. We work with insurers who are actively looking to utilize modern approaches to pricing, risk selection, claims triage, and premium fraud. Our customers are focused on increasing competitive pressures, fighting adverse selection with innovative solutions, and raising awareness for the impending “experience gap” with initiatives such as Insurance Careers Movement. Our customers span many lines of business including Homeowners, Personal Auto, Workers’ Compensation, Commercial Auto, Commercial Package, Commercial Property, and BOP. Learn more about Valen at www.valen.com.

About Missouri Employers Mutual
MEM is a safety company that provides workers compensation insurance. MEM helps policyholders eliminate injuries and reduce claims costs to protect people and their bottom lines. Headquartered in Columbia, Mo., with offices in Springfield, Kansas City and St. Louis, MEM is dedicated to providing policyholders with exceptional customer service, quality loss prevention expertise and timely, personal claims management. For more information on MEM—Missouri’s No. 1 provider of workers’ compensation insurance—visit www.mem-ins.com.