JERSEY CITY, N.J., and CHICAGO, April 25, 2012 – Verisk Insurance Solutions and TransUnion today announced the release of A-PLUS 2.0 – the next-generation A-PLUSTM auto loss-history database. A-PLUS 2.0 offers new patent-pending household-based search technology from TransUnion that returns approximately 21 percent more claims, virtually eliminates false positives, and provides a new “alert” feature that can greatly streamline the quote process for web, call centers, agents, and back-end underwriting systems.  

The A-PLUS database is used by automobile underwriters to validate prior claims history. Developed by ISO, a member of the Verisk Insurance Solutions group at Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK), the A-PLUS auto loss-history database is populated with claims records contributed from insurance companies representing 95 percent of the personal auto insurance market.