18Nov09

Press release

Life

SCOR Global Life launches SCOR Telemed to provide clients with value-added services in the field of tele-underwriting

SCOR Global Life, the Life subsidiary of SCOR SE, is officially launching SCOR Telemed, a dedicated tele-underwriting company. The company uses the latest IT software to conduct tele-interviews and has a specialised automated underwriting system to deal with cases ranging from the standard to the most complicated ones. Severely substandard cases will be handled using SCOR’s web-based underwriting manual. The advantages of SCOR Telemed for clients are manifold and include enhanced customer satisfaction, speed of service, increased disclosure and strong operational savings. The reduced level of administration also means that the sales team can focus on their core activity.

SCOR Global Life, the Life subsidiary of SCOR SE, is officially launching SCOR Telemed, a dedicated tele-underwriting company. The company uses the latest IT software to conduct tele-interviews and has a specialised automated underwriting system to deal with cases ranging from the standard to the most complicated ones. Severely substandard cases will be handled using SCOR’s web-based underwriting manual. The advantages of SCOR Telemed for clients are manifold and include enhanced customer satisfaction, speed of service, increased disclosure and strong operational savings. The reduced level of administration also means that the sales team can focus on their core activity.    
 
Gilles Meyer, CEO of SCOR Global Life, comments: “With SCOR Telemed, we are positioning ourselves as a leading provider of automated tele-underwriting solutions, initially in the European markets and subsequently in the rest of the world. By combining the latest developments in our web-based underwriting manual with SCOR Telemed’s automated underwriting tool, SCOR Global Life can provide a complete underwriting solution, thereby giving maximum added value to its clients”. 
 
José Luis Hornos, CEO of SCOR Telemed, says: “We are positioned to be a reference provider of tele-underwriting solutions in SCOR Global Life’s core markets. The demand for tele-underwriting is strong in a number of European markets and SCOR Telemed can provide a full range of services, including the collection of medical data through a network of medical centres. We have built up a powerful process supported by a cutting-edge IT system that clients can customize according to their specifications, products and distribution channels. The system covers the full range of impairments, sports, occupations, foreign residence and financial underwriting”.
 
For more information on tele-underwriting, including results of the worldwide survey recently conducted by SCOR Global Life, visit our web site www.scor.com.

Contact

Marie-Laurence Bouchon

Group Head of Communications

+33 (0)1 58 44 75 43

mbouchon@scor.com

 

Ian Kelly

Head of Investor Relations

+44 203 207 8561

ikelly@scor.com