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How Modern Insurance Policy Administration Systems are Transforming the Insurance Industry

Insurance CIO Outlook | Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Earlier, policy administration solutions were used to promote a rule-based system in order to differentiate it from the competition. Nowadays, all relevant systems, including insurance business and underwriting norms, include rule-based functionality.

Fremont, CA: Companies and government agencies are changing policy administration by migrating to cloud-based platforms. The cloud makes it easier and more flexible to implement new applications. Because almost everything is managed on a cloud server, operational and IT costs are reduced even further.

Companies can secure scalability and continuity while saving time and money by utilizing custom features and disaster recovery options.

The Future of Policy Administration: Five Key Trends

Rule Abilities

Earlier, policy administration solutions were used to promote a rule-based system in order to differentiate it from the competition. Nowadays, all relevant systems, including insurance business and underwriting norms, include rule-based functionality. Policy administration software employs rules capabilities to better prepare carriers to respond to market shift factors.

Today's insurers use work history and a few simple rule reapplications to improve overall system performance and improve offering based on business needs.

Implementation Strategies

Many insurance companies are now implementing policy administration systems without the constraints imposed by pre-launch work; they are now including data conversion and legacy lines in subsequent releases. The industry is also shifting toward a longer pilot program on legacy products, with the goal of going live with new business before moving forward with conversion on renewals. In fact, small-scale insurance companies are deploying a full-suite implementation of policy, billing, claims, portals, and reporting in order to gain a competitive advantage in a timely manner.

Mobile Focused Strategy

Mobile devices are used by today's consumers for a variety of purposes and for their convenience. In 2021, 3.5 billion people worldwide will own a smartphone.

As a result, a mobile-focused strategy for any technology can assist in meeting customers' demand for services regardless of their location or time of day. Furthermore, insurers should serve users based on their preferred device. For example, policy administration applications will be more successful in the future if they are designed to be used smoothly across smartphones, tablets, and computers rather than synching with a limited set of devices.

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