Insurance Leaders and Visa Digitize Claims Payouts for Individuals and Businesses When They Need It Most

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Visa Collaborates with Clients and Partners through Visa Direct, Helps Cut Time and Cost for Outdated Disbursement Processes

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Emergencies like car collisions or natural disasters come when people least expect them, leaving individuals unprepared to complete insurance forms, confirm claim estimates, and pay repair shop and medical expenses. During these times, quick access to funds is critical. Visa is committed to working with innovative companies in the insurance industry to help turn outdated and time-consuming processes associated with insurance claim payouts into near real-time1 access to payments when individuals, families and businesses need them the most.

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Visa Direct powers real-time insurance payouts, providing people access to their funds when they need it most. (Graphic: Business Wire)

“Visa believes that money shouldn’t be a stressor in moments of crisis and waiting on average six to 10 days to access the money from insurance checks, is outdated, frustrating and costly to those in need,” said Bill Sheley, SVP and Global Head of Visa Direct, Visa. “Being such a globally trusted brand, Visa knows trust is the underpinning of the insurance industry. Visa, through Visa Direct and its innovative partners and clients, is uniquely positioned to help bring efficiencies to the payout process and provide a smoother experience for people when they need it the most.”

Visa is working to help enable real-time funds disbursements for insurance companies in partnership with their financial institutions,

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