The blockchain technology is rapidly gaining significant traction in the insurance industry. It is enabling new financial services infrastructure and services by providing the platform to create simplicity and efficiency.
Blockchain is a digital ledger shared among different stakeholders, which records events in a distributed and immutable manner. It requires the consensus of the participants to make alterations in recorded transactions in the database. Nobody can erase the information once stored on the blockchain. It contains a verifiable record of every transaction ever made on the ledger.
Indeed, blockchain can evolve the role of financial institutions by establishing decentralization. It can enable businesses to save costs on value transfer between two or more parties. Eventually, it can assist organizations to meet customers’ increasing expectations set by key players with fast but costly services.
Blockchain-powered insurance operations and business models can resolve multiple complexities prevalent across the insurance industry.
At Oodles, our team of blockchain experts suggests that the following processes are the most dominant area to apply the technology. We are a blockchain development company that provides solutions primarily for these use cases.
The implementation of blockchain in the underwriting process can assist institutions to improve risk assessment, and enhance client onboarding.
Blockchain records transactions in a shared and immutable manner. It ensures the trust and verifiability of information, from its provenance. Essentially, it provides transparency on existing or past insurance policies and claims associated with insurees or property.
Besides, it provides institutions and trusted third-party data providers, like notary services, a shared interface that ensures security with compliance.
Blockchain smart contracts assist in improving the accuracy of insurance quoting through transparent assessment of risk and elimination of third-parties. They also provide capabilities to automatically manage obligation and terms that bind insurees and insurers.
Blockchain provides means to capture immutable, trusted and verifiable information through digital cryptography. It means insurers can rest assured of insurees’ identity and other risk profiling details. Besides, it provides fast, efficient, and frictionless experience in binding policies to insurees.
Indeed, blockchain solutions can provide several benefits like efficient information exchange, improved risk profiling, and automation of policy through smart contracts.