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Coinsurance Demystified

April 18, 2016 | Adrian Eskew

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Coinsurance can be a tricky subject and outside of preparing an ITV in Xactimate, most adjusters are not often faced with how to properly calculate and document coinsurance, let alone apply penalties and communicate with the insured regarding proper documentation. ...

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Xactimate Professional Review

March 27, 2015 | Adrian Eskew

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I recently contacted Xactware and they were gracious enough to give me trial access to Xactimate Pro for a short period. Although I haven’t had the opportunity to fully evaluate the potential of this package, I have had the chance to develop some opinions ...

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Talking (s)Mac: Using a Mac to Adjust Claims?

March 6, 2015 | Adrian Eskew

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I remember discretely holding the phone to my ear as though I was making a phone call — just to get that shot. It was the holy grail of ridiculousness. Lined up along the windows of the coffee shop, basking in pure hipster bliss, were at least five mac ...

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Independent Adjusters - You Need A Budget

December 1, 2014 | Adrian Eskew

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My first few years as an independent adjuster were great. Never before had I made so much money. Coming from an industry where large influxes of cash were rare into one where you could easily realize multiple thousands of dollars in less than a month ...

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