Applications of Neural Networks in the Insurance Industry

Applications of Neural Networks in the Insurance Industry

Naveen Joshi 30/11/2022
Applications of Neural Networks in the Insurance Industry

The various applications of AI in insurance have enabled numerous benefits, including increased precision and reduced risks.

Despite being a sector that has historically shown resistance to change, insurance is going through a digital revolution. Companies in this sector are redefining how their customers interact with them by leveraging the potential of AI in insurance. By doing so, they are trying to address many of the industry’s challenges, including rising costs and loss ratios. One of the biggest impacts of neural networks and AI in insurance is the reduction in the number of consumer touchpoints along the full value chain. From finding insurance quotes to claims settlement, insurance-related activities are moving away from traditional insurance brokers and towards online distribution channels. For both insurance buyers and providers, this trend has significant implications. Here are some ways that AI is helping the insurance sector:

Applications of Neural Networks & AI in Insurance


Detection of Fraud cases

A fraudulent applicant can use a false name, submit multiple claims, overstate the price of repairs, and offer false medical receipts and bills. Because there are many different information sources, insurance companies regularly fall victim to account fraud. Up until now, it has seemed nearly impossible to combine many data sources, such as manually scanned papers and offline receipts, which has led to an increase in fraud instances.
Neural networks can help catch fraud by locating implicit or hidden irregularities in data. It is possible to perform sentiment analysis on claims and face recognition. The delay in document verification that raises the possibility of data breaches can also be eliminated by AI, hence reducing the risk of false claims altogether.

Precise Actuarial Analysis

Analyzing large amounts of data and employing sophisticated mathematical and statistical techniques are necessary for evaluating financial risks. Actuarial science involves creating life tables, analyzing mortality, and applying compound interest, which combines interest from earlier periods with interest in capital investment.

Through machine learning and neural networks, insurers can significantly enhance this process. By combining statistics, finance, business, and case-based reasoning, deep learning techniques like the neural network can help actuaries make more accurate risk assessments.

State of Property Analysis

A property analysis report helps in determining how a property compares to others on the market. It is also important to get property insurance, which guards against property loss or damage. Ensuring that all the data is accurate and conducting research from many sources are both necessary for a proper analysis.
Insurance companies often do a single analysis of a property before estimating an insurance rate. Often, the value of the property appreciates due to several changes made to the same. As a result, insurance companies must update their data every few months in order to obtain an accurate value. With the help of neural networks, insurers can proactively alter insurance coverage in such situations.
In short, the use of neural networks and AI in insurance can enhance the speed and accuracy of activities that require the analysis of large volumes of data. As a result, it can enable insurance employees to focus on more value-adding activities that contribute toward achieving strategic goals and improving the customer experience.

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Naveen Joshi

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Naveen is the Founder and CEO of Allerin, a software solutions provider that delivers innovative and agile solutions that enable to automate, inspire and impress. He is a seasoned professional with more than 20 years of experience, with extensive experience in customizing open source products for cost optimizations of large scale IT deployment. He is currently working on Internet of Things solutions with Big Data Analytics. Naveen completed his programming qualifications in various Indian institutes.

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