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Wawanesa Life partners with Opifiny Corp to streamline collection of medical information collection for disability claims, individual life policies

Winnipeg MB, September 19 – To provide more efficient service for their valued members, Wawanesa Life is partnering with Opifiny Corp to streamline the collection of medical information from physicians and paramedical service providers. Opifiny Corp is an online platform that modernizes and simplifies the process of gathering medical information. By using Opifiny, health care professionals can access, respond to, and process medical requests easily from any device.

Whether it is for a disability claim or an application for a new policy, there is often frequent communication between Wawanesa Life and the medical community. Wawanesa Life will leverage the Opifiny platform for gathering medical information and assessments on disability claims. Wawanesa Life’s Individual Insurance line of business will utilize the Opifiny platform to capture medical charts and reports and reduce the overall time to underwrite a policy.

We want to help our members by reducing the time it takes to submit claims, while also finding new ways to make life easier for medical professionals, especially reducing administrative burden. Opifiny supports those needs and benefits everyone involved,” said Wawanesa Life’s Vice President of Group Insurance, Mike Aiken. 

 “We are thrilled to partner with Wawanesa Life to drive innovation in the insurance industry”, said Gabriel Tick, Opifiny Corp. CEO. “This work represents a significant stride forward in our mission to transform the digital landscape, building on our platform's two-year track record of efficiently streamlining the collection of medical information. Together, we're not just embracing the future; we're actively shaping it.” Opifiny has over 50% of the Canadian Disability and Life markets using the platform and continues to drive value for all stakeholders: its clients, health care providers and plan members.

About Opifiny Corp
Opifiny Corp provides a Software as a Service platform which simplifies the collection of medical information. Insurance carriers across Canada use Opifiny to collect medical information related to Disability claims or Underwriting Life Policies and pay Health Care Providers for their time in completing the requests. To date, Opifiny has processed tens of thousands of medical requests.

About Wawanesa Life

The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, founded in 1896, is one of Canada’s largest mutual insurers, with over $4 billion in annual revenue and assets of nearly $12 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon; Wawanesa Life, which provides life insurance products and services throughout Canada; and Western Financial Group, which distributes personal and business insurance across Canada. Wawanesa proudly serves more than two million members in Canada and the United States. Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy. Learn more at


For more information:

Brad Hartle
Senior Communications Specialist, Media Relations
The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company
Phone: 1-844-946-6282

Merv Dsouza
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Opifiny Corp

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