Instec to Showcase Out-of-the-Box Workers’ Compensation Solution at National Conference

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Insurance solution provider Instec suggests that improving technology could help carriers capture or defend market share in a growing workers’ compensation insurance market.

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The worker’s compensation market is heating up, and insurers continue to invest in technology to remain competitive. At the upcoming Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference, leading insurance systems provider Instec will showcase cloud-based policy and underwriting solutions that improve efficiency and ease the reporting burden.

According to the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), the combined ratio for private workers’ compensation carriers in 2016 was 94% for the second year in a row. The ratio has not been this low for two consecutive years in over 30 years. In addition, the improving labor market drove increased premiums in 2017, and further growth is forecast through 2022. These factors are generating increased competition and incumbents and newcomers alike are looking for an edge.

Workers’ compensation insurers continue to apply technology to support better customer service and more efficient processing of policies, payments, and claims. Solution provider Instec offers an out-of-the-box policy administration solution. The system includes NCCI rates, rules and forms for all 50 states, in addition to content for monopolistic and independent states. Cloud-based deployment and subscription pricing enable users to align costs with revenue, and scale as business grows.

Instec also eases the regulatory reporting burden, with data extracts for WCPOLS reports, and partnerships that provide reporting services and business process outsourcing (BPO) for full back-office support.

“Several of our clients have added workers’ compensation in recent months,” said Kevin Mason, Executive Vice President at Instec. “They trust our system because workers’ compensation is a line we’ve been supporting for many years. We understand what it takes to comply with the heavy regulatory burden of workers’ comp, and the need for cost-effective processes that help carriers remain profitable.”

The Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference runs December 6-8 in Las Vegas, and Instec executives will be on hand at booth 1801 to answer questions about their policy and underwriting solutions.

About Instec

Instec’s unique approach to systems for the insurance industry enables P&C carriers, MGAs and MGUs to launch programs and specialty offerings from start to first quote in as little as four weeks. With built-in bureau content and reusable business rules, Instec systems provide a platform for innovation with reduced risk. In addition, cloud-based deployment and subscription-based pricing enable insurers to test new programs at a low cost of entry and scale up affordably as the business grows. To learn more, visit

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