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Liquidators and guaranty funds conform to UDS format.  What is UDS?  UDS stands for Uniform Data Standards and is a set of rules which apply to the file layout of electronic data.  UDS has been approved by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.  For more information regarding the specific format, contact the National Conference of Guaranty Funds Help Desk.

 TIGA is fully automated and UDS compliant.  The software used by TIGA is from Information Services Unlimited, Inc. ISU can accept electronic or paper files. 

Prior to shipping paper files to TIGA, TIGA should be contacted and notified of the number of boxes being shipped and expected arrival date.  Paper files should be shipped to the TIGA office with the clear identification of the "ship from" location both on and in each box of files.  Each box should also include a complete inventory of files included. TIGA does not accept postage due deliveries.

Electronic files should be created in CD-ROM format and mailed to TIGA at the 3100 West End Avenue, Suite 670, Nashville, TN 37203 address.  All electronic data should be discussed prior to sending with a qualified representative of TIGA, to determine correct format for the electronic file.  Any files shipped should be accompanied by printed directions as to the content, dates covered  and indexing of the electronic files.




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Legal Disclaimer:  Information on this site is provided to assist claimants, but is not legal advice, a comprehensive statement of the law or a detailed statement of TIGA policy and procedures, and reference should always be made to enabling legislation and case law. Certain information may not be current, and advice of legal counsel and insurance professionals is recommended.  TIGA  makes no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy of reliability of the content of this website or other linked or related websites.  Although TIGA has made every effort to produce the most complete up-to-date and accurate information on this website, such information is meant to be used for reference purposes only.  Any reference to the guaranty fund laws of any jurisdiction is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for the official version of a statute or for legal advice.  Should you wish to view an official version of any guaranty fund statute, please contact the appropriate insurance department or ask your attorney to do so.