Data Management Tips

​​​Data quality tips e-bulletins are distributed to insurance companies to help explain various data reporting requirements. Tips can relate to one or more statistical plans or various data-quality tools or applications.

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​IBC’s Data Management team of experts oversee the collection of industry data. It also helps auto and business insurance companies ensure that their submitted data meets all quality and accuracy standards. 

All “Tips” e-bulletins are available in PDF format, below.

Category Date issued Topic
October 27, 2020
​Reporting of exposures and the impact to “Vehicle Count by Coverage” strategic anomalies
AUTOMay 17, 2018​Loss of Use – Premium and Claims, OPCFs/SEFs
A​UTO​​ January 13, 2014 First party Vehicle VIN
CLSP July 25, 2012 Commercial Liability Reporting Tips, July 2012
AUTO October 5, 2011 Glossary of EWS terms
AUTO​ July 11, 2011 Statistical and UITS transaction type
AUTO April 19, 2011 Error Threshold
AUTO March 21, 2011 Monthly Automobile close off
EWS March 4, 2011 Early Warning System Review
AUTO January 25, 2011 C9038 Tips
AUTO January 18, 2011 U414 and U430 VIN errors
AUTO November 19, 2010 Claim Count
EWS July 13, 2010 Early Warning System - Issues older than 30 days
AUTO May 19, 2010 2010 Ontario Auto Changes - FAQ
AUTO May 7, 2010 Occasional Operators
AUTO December 2005 Endorsement Premiums
AUTO April 9, 2010 TIPS on adding VINS to the Exception file
AUTO December 3, 2009 Correction of VINs
Tools November 24, 2009 Timely data submission and Deficiency fee information
AUTO May 2005 Alberta Grid FAQs
AUTO February 2005 Loss Transfer