Breeze Disability Insurance Platform Now Available at Appalachian Underwriters Network

With this partnership, thousands of agents and vendors can offer disability insurance online through the Breeze platform.

OMAHA, Neb., Oga. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The windinsurtech to simplify the way disability insurance is bought and sold, announced today a new partnership with a major insurance broker Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. (AUI).

Licensed health care agents and brokers who are affiliated with AUI can now use Breeze’s turnkey Disability insurance to increase their income protection business. Breeze’s proprietary technology makes it possible to quote on disability insurance in seconds and submit an application to the customer in minutes – completely online.

Breeze also oversees case management, making this new partnership a streamlined, expanded opportunity for AUI agents.

“Whether you focus on selling home, auto, health or life insurance, financial security is a common concern for agents and advisors. We are pleased that Appalachian Underwriters has chosen Breeze to provide disability insurance, and we look forward to continuing to support their agents. ,” he said Colin NabityCEO & co-founder of Breeze.

AUI has an impressive network of approximately 30,000 insurance agencies with approximately 70,000 agents. It was recently ranked as the fifth largest MGA in the world by Business Insurance.

“We are very excited to partner with Breeze to continue our mission of helping our customers and partners with a variety of innovative solutions that increase efficiency,” he said. William Chambers, Director of Digital Partnerships at Appalachian Underwriters. “Having seen strong success with our recent foray into life insurance, the partnership with Breeze is ideal to represent AUI’s first foray into the healthcare market.”

Since AUI already has a strong P&C and workers’ compensation system, disability insurance through Breeze should fit into the newly launched health care business. Small business owners and employees can find peace of mind in disability insurance that protects their finances from injuries and illnesses that occur. and off work.

Breeze currently offers long term disability insurance, long term insurance, and critical illness insurance. AUI’s licensed health care providers and brokers can provide any of these services to their clients easily and seamlessly through the easy-to-use Breeze online portal that uses predictive analytics to make writing faster.

Although the average worker is more than 3.5 times more likely to need disability insurance than life insurance at their workplace, just 14% of consumers have disability insurance because of the high application process that has kept buyers and sellers away.

Breeze has reduced disability insurance and now has a unique leadership position in an untapped market. The partnership with Appalachian Underwriters is a major step in making disability insurance available to a diverse workforce.

About Breeze:

The wind is a simple online insurance broker where disability and critical illness insurance is bought and sold. Using industry expertise and technology, our team is developing a better way to provide insurance to protect people’s financial risks – such as cancer, depression, and catastrophic events. Policies offered through Breeze replace a portion of your regular income and can be used to help with major medical expenses, housing payments, groceries, and more. Breeze currently offers long term insurance, short term disability insurance, and critical illness insurance.

About Appalachian Underwriters

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. (AUI) is a full-service MGA and general insurance business, providing independent organizations with global access to the specialty markets for workers compensation, commercial, life, and insurance products. Appalachian Underwriters is wholly owned by Acrisure, LLC. For more information, please visit

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