Mutual Boiler Re setup

Mutual Boiler Re (MBRe) is a mutual equipment breakdown reinsurer that provides a reinsurance solution for commercial, home, farm and service line coverage.

General setup

To complete the general setup, you will need to contact Mutual Boiler Re.

MBRe will help you:

  • Determine your needs.
  • Manage your expectations.
  • Guide you through the necessary paperwork.

MBRe will provide you with the following information:

  • Host:
  • Username
  • Password
  • Company code

BriteCore setup

To complete the MBRe setup in BriteCore:

  1. In the BriteCore menu, select Settings.
  2. In the Settings menu, select Vendors.
  3. On the Vendors screen, next to Mutual Boiler Reinsurance, select the edit icon .
  4. In the Mutual Boiler dialog box, complete the following steps:
    1. In the FTP section, type your Host, Username, Password, and Company Code in the respective boxes.
    2. In the Products section, select the Add New Product icon.
    3. In the Program Type dropdown list, select the applicable type.
    4. Select Save.

Note: You can repeat the steps for other additions.

System Tags

To set up System Tags:

  1. In the BriteCore menu, select Settings.
  2. In the Settings menu, select System Wide, and then select System Tags.
  3. In the Tags section, in the Select a Tag dropdown list, select MBR – Equipment Breakdown. You can also type your selection to find tags faster.
  4. In the Select an Effective Date dropdown list, select or type the applicable effective date.
  5. Select Tag New Items.
  6. In the Named box, type the name of the line item you want to tag, and then press Enter/Return.
  7. In each row, type the MBRe product the line item should report under, such as Homeowners, Commercial, or Farm.
    • Example: If the Equipment Breakdown coverage is on the Homeowners line of business, then tag the line item as Homeowners.
  8. Select Done.

BriteCore processing

To set up processing in BriteCore:

Note: Complete the following steps on the first business day of each month. 

  1. In the BriteCore menu, select Policies.
  2. In the Policies menu, select Processing.
  3. On the Processing screen, select Mutual Boiler Re, and then select Generate Last Month’s Report.
  4. To view the data, select the .txt file.

    Note: If the file is empty, Empty will appear next to the file.

  5. Once you verify the data, select Send Last Month’s Report.

    Note: Next to each .txt file you have successfully sent, you will see Sent.