SOURCE: Kaplan Compliance

Kaplan Compliance

August 18, 2009 07:15 ET

Esurance Licenses CMS G2™ From Kaplan Compliance Solutions

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwire - August 18, 2009) - Kaplan Compliance Solutions (KCS), a leading provider of service and technology solutions designed to eliminate paperwork and reduce compliance risk for the insurance and securities industries, announced that Esurance, the direct to consumer personal auto insurance company, is the latest customer to migrate to the Compliance Management System Generation 2™ (CMS G2™) platform, KCS' flagship compliance automation solution.

Esurance has licensed the CMS G2 Database Module (DBM) to house their licensing data. Essentially, the DBM is a unique and powerful database that manages securities and insurance compliance data in one centralized solution. DBM offers the ability to view, track and manage data for carriers, firms, branches and registered individual representatives and producers. For Esurance, it will also manage the electronic submission of appointments and appointment terminations to the Departments of Insurance for processing.

The CMS G2 system gives Esurance agents read-only access to the database, providing 24/7 access to license information. Esurance plans to roll out this feature in early 2010. In addition, Esurance will utilize the CMS G2 NIPR(SM) alerts to automatically update portions of their database, eliminating most manual verification of license effective dates.

"CMS G2 is a powerful tool for Esurance's licensing department. Now we can quickly and reliably manage the licensing and appointments of our producers," said Kim Zanola, Licensing Supervisor at Esurance.

About Kaplan Compliance Solutions

Kaplan Compliance Solutions provides services and technology solutions for the insurance and securities industries to help manage the producer/representative onboarding process and career cycle. Kaplan Compliance Solutions is a trusted partner of the nation's largest insurance companies and securities firms. Kaplan Compliance Solutions is a division of Kaplan, Inc., a global education services provider and a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company. For more information, go to www.kaplancs.com.

About Esurance®

Esurance, a subsidiary of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE: WTM), provides personal auto insurance direct-to-consumers online and through select online agents. Esurance is dedicated to constantly improving the way people shop for, buy, and manage their auto insurance. By combining the best technology with industry know-how, Esurance is able to offer hassle-free coverage with 24/7 customer service and claims handling at competitive prices.

Through Esurance's Web site, www.esurance.com, customers can get instant quotes, view comparison quotes, buy an Esurance policy, and print their proof of insurance cards -- all in minutes. Esurance also offers policyholders the ability to make policy changes and file claims instantly online, demonstrating its commitment to improving the entire insurance process, from quote to claim.

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