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Advanced Professionals Introduces Enhancements to AP Connect New Business Processes

ABD’s Wholesale Benefits practice further simplifies its end-to-end producer platform for RFPs, new business, and renewals.

Since the launch of the AP Connect producer platform a year ago, Advanced Professionals Insurance & Benefit Solutions has been thrilled with how quickly producers have adopted the end-to-end platform for RFPs, new business, and renewals.

Throughout the past year, we’ve listened to producer feedback to ensure we continue to offer convenient, easy to use, leading-edge technology. We’re excited to introduce a more seamless process for new business that will provide an easier experience for all parties to collaborate and complete tasks in AP Connect.

Upgrades launch August 24, 2020 – setting Advanced Professionals apart from the competition as we continue to improve our ability to deliver the necessary technology producers and their clients need to work successfully, especially in today’s highly virtual world.

Advanced Professionals and AP Connect

Advanced Professionals Insurance & Benefit Solutions is a unique division of ABD Insurance and Financial Services that takes a technology-based approach to wholesale benefit consulting, benefit platform management, product distribution management, and administrative services. Our innovative consultancy works with every part of the wholesale healthcare benefits ecosystem – from insurance carriers to plan sponsors to producers – to drive better outcomes and shared benefits.

We created AP Connect to provide producers with a one-stop technology platform with 24/7 access to unique, industry-leading wholesale products and resources for small-group employee healthcare benefits. The proprietary platform provides the tools and resources producers need to simplify client operations and focus on what matters most: Helping producers grow their business.

An Easier Experience for New Groups

As the only Managing General Agent to provide such a robust technology solution, we are constantly exploring opportunities to improve AP Connect to better serve the more than 750 accredited insurance professionals we work with.

Our latest enhancements will help streamline the onboarding of new groups by improving access and simplifying the process. By consolidating even more resources on AP Connect, we’ve made it easier for producers to find the documents they need to easily and efficiently close a deal, while also providing them the opportunity to collaborate with their clients through the platform.

Looking to work on the industry’s most dynamic producer platform? Contact us at to get started with access to AP Connect.

Keith VanderZanden

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Keith VanderZanden

Keith VanderZanden is the Wholesale Benefits Practice Leader, responsible for providing a complete range of Program Management and Consulting services for Association Health Plans (AHPs), Benefit Trusts, and Benefit Marketplace platforms.

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