Allianz Life Enhances Application Experience with New Accelerated Underwriting and ApplyNOW Technology

Now Available on Eligible Allianz Life Pro+ Fixed Index Universal Life Insurance Policy Applications

MINNEAPOLIS, April 4, 2017 – Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) today announced the launch of accelerated underwriting and ApplyNOW, new technology available to help streamline the application process for Allianz Life Pro+® Fixed Index Universal Life Insurance policies. The accelerated underwriting process has fewer underwriting requirements for eligible applicants, resulting in a faster, better underwriting experience. The ApplyNOW digital tool will allow financial professionals to submit Allianz Life Pro+ applications online, resulting in more complete and accurate submissions.

“Providing the best possible customer experience is a crucial component to building trust with both financial professionals and the end customer,” said Jason Wellmann, senior vice president of Life Insurance Sales for Allianz Life. “These new initiatives offer a more streamlined underwriting process to help ensure clients establish the necessary protection for their life and finances.”

With the accelerated underwriting program and mobile-friendly ApplyNOW tool, the entire underwriting process can be reduced from as many as 35 days (traditional paper application and full underwriting) to as little as 3 days. All applications that meet the eligibility criteria will be considered for accelerated underwriting. ApplyNOW technology is also available for the application process with Allianz Life annuity products.

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Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America offers insurance and annuities in all states except New York. In New York, products are issued by Allianz Life Insurance Company of New York.

About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® in 2019, has been keeping its promises since 1896 by helping Americans achieve their retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuity and life insurance products. In 2018, Allianz Life provided $2.8 billion in benefit payments that helped policyholders’ achieve their financial goals. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with over 142,000 employees in more than 80 countries. Allianz Life is a proud sponsor of Allianz Field in St. Paul, Minnesota, home of Major League Soccer’s Minnesota United.