COLUMBUS, Ga., May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance at the worksite in the United States, announced today it has been named to InformationWeek's 2016 Elite 100 list for its groundbreaking One Day PaySM initiative that allows Aflac to process and pay eligible claims in just a day. The company ranked No. 21 on the list, which celebrates the nation's most innovative and imaginative users of business technology.
"Being recognized by InformationWeek as a 2016 Elite 100 company is an honor for Aflac and all of our employees who make us a highly innovative company," Julia Davis, Aflac senior vice president, chief information officer said. "One Day Pay is integral not only to the success of the company, but to helping provide peace of mind to our customers, who trust us to be there for them in their time of need."
The InformationWeek Elite 100 tracks the IT practices of the nation's most innovative organizations and examines the business strategies of these firms across core areas of operations, including technology deployment, IT budgets, business technology infrastructure and strategies. Open to enterprises with $250 million or more in annual revenue, as well as government agencies, the 2016 Elite 100 represents InformationWeek's 28th year ranking the country's most tech-savvy user companies. Click here to view the full rankings.
When a policyholder gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For six decades, Aflac insurance policies have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. In the United States, Aflac is the leading provider of voluntary insurance at the worksite. Through its trailblazing One Day PaySM initiative, Aflac U.S. can receive, process, approve and disburse payment for eligible claims in one business day. In Japan, Aflac is the leading provider of medical and cancer insurance and insures one in four households. Aflac individual and group insurance products help provide protection to more than 50 million people worldwide. For 10 consecutive years, Aflac has been recognized by Ethisphere as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. In 2016, Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the 18th consecutive year and included Aflac on its list of Most Admired Companies for the 15th time, ranking the company No. 1 in innovation for the insurance, life and health category for the second consecutive year. In 2015, Aflac's contact centers were recognized by J.D. Power by providing "An Outstanding Customer Service Experience" for the Live Phone Channel. Aflac Incorporated is a Fortune 500 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFL. To find out more about Aflac and One Day PaySM, visit aflac.com or espanol.aflac.com.
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