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ACORD Standards help you do business more efficiently by improving data flow and reducing errors. You can use ACORD Standards to exchange information with external partners, or between departments within your company. 

ACORD members -- insurance industry professionals like you -- develop and maintain the Standards to stay current with the industry’s evolving needs.

On these pages you’ll find links to our Standards, ACORD Forms, and the ACORD Framework along with all the supporting documentation and tools you need to work with them. Use the navigation on the left or browse the most popular items highlighted below.

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Life & Annuity Standards

For lines of business including traditional life, annuity, disability, health and long-term care.

Property & Casualty

For all lines of personal and commercial insurance for the United States marketplace.

Global Reinsurance & Large Commercial

Global standards for reinsurance business involving reinsurers, cedents, and brokers. Placement through accounting along with claims and settlement transactions.

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The ACORD Framework represents a single streamlined business model for standards creation that is flexible enough to cross lines of business and geographic borders.

Get started with the ACORD Framework