Health insurance products provider Assurant Health has signed an agreement with Zensar Technologies, to provide information technology support for its suite of business applications.

Under the terms of the five-year agreement, Zensar will provide development, testing, maintenance, enhancement and IT support for
Assurant Health’s policy administration, underwriting and claims processing.

Assurant Health chief information officer Chris Dowler said Zensar will implement necessary infrastructure to comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as part of the agreement.

"Working with Zensar we can increase productivity and enhance the value of our investments in Assurant Health IT initiatives," Dowler added.

Zensar Technologies chief executive officer Dr. Ganesh Natarajan said, "Insurance and health care are both focus verticals for our company in North America and this deal falls in the sweet spot of our growth."

Assurant Health is part of Assurant, which is a provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and select markets across the globe.