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Nov 30

A Real-World Scenario on AI for Insurance Agents: Resolving E&O Claims using AI

Jon Corrin
Chief Executive Officer

🌟 A Real-World Scenario on AI for Insurance Agents: Resolving E&O Claims using AI 🌟

Imagine you have a commercial lines customer, who you've been working with for over 10 years. He calls and reports that he's been overpaying for his insurance policy. He claims that a few years back, he called and reported that he needed lesser coverage for a reduced number of employees, but the service request was never implemented. Now, he's demanding you cover the overpaid premiums, or he's threatening legal action. 😱

This is the exact story one of our customers shared, highlighting why E&O is a critical concern for insurance agents. It's not just about having accurate data but also ensuring proper documentation to avoid legal headaches and financial losses! 💼

🤖 The Role of AI in Easing Insurance Agents' Burden 🤖

So, what's the point? On the topic of AI, the point is that new state-of-the-art technology could one day alleviate these issues and protect your business from E&O litigation.

ChatGPT recently introduced a feature allowing file uploads for document analysis, leveraging AI's power to solve problems like the one mentioned. Imagine a system integrated with your Agency Management System, pulling all records for a client profile and providing precise information on documentation in seconds. 🚀

🔍 How Would This AI Feature Work in Reality? 🔍

You might wonder, "How exactly would this feature work?" It's akin to the widget below. Picture the PDF as all the communication for a client, say, John Doe. With such data, you'd simply ask the chatbot questions, receiving answers as if from a knowledgeable colleague. Try it out and see for yourself! Here's what you can do to test this feature: 

Step 1: Review the PDF to get an idea behind the conversations John Doe (client) had with Toms Insurance (agency).

Step 2: Ask the chat bot any question about communication that the Toms Insurance team had or didn't have with John Doe. Click send.

Step 3: Watch the magic happen as AI responds in seconds having sifted through all the information in this document. Now imagine this spanning across hundreds of files also in seconds.

While the example PDF is small, envision this capability extending across extensive communication points with thousands of customers. The power of AI to search, summarize, and synthesize data is monumental and could soon be at your fingertips. 🌐

⚠️ Understanding the Risks Associated with AI in Insurance ⚠️

However, with great power comes great responsibility. AI can sometimes provide incorrect information, so always fact-check and ask for specific document references. The security of your client's data is paramount, especially if the technology isn't developed with strict security measures. Also, beware of over-relying on AI. In cases where AI lacks access to certain data, maintaining traditional processes and thorough documentation is crucial.

🔗 Bridging AI Technology with Practical Insurance Operations 🔗

Embracing AI in insurance is not just about adopting new technology; it's about integrating this technology effectively into your daily operations. The goal is to complement AI's strengths with robust processes and a deep understanding of its limitations, ensuring a seamless blend of tech and tradition. 🌉

This scenario is just one example of how AI can immensely benefit insurance agents. If an agent could simply ask questions to a chatbot and receive detailed, accurate answers about any client profile in their AMS, the efficiency and reliability of their service would skyrocket. 🚀

As highlighted in my previous articles, I'm committed to building a community focused on AI for Insurance Agents. If you find this content valuable, subscribe to our newsletter for more insights. Next week, I'll discuss how you can extract data from policy declaration pages using the same widget we explored today. Stay tuned! 📅

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