Finding software can be overwhelming. Software Advice has helped many insurance agencies choose the right insurance policy software for creating new policies and products, and managing existing policies.

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Applied Epic

Applied Epic is a cloud-based insurance solution that assists agents, brokers, insurance providers and consumers with the exchange of insurance data and information. Key features include policies and benefits administration, license... Read more

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Jenesis Agency Management

Jenesis is a cloud-based solution that helps insurance agents manage personal and commercial lines and obtain new potential customers. Key features include claims management, rating engine, policy processing and reinstatement tracking. Designed... Read more

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Partner XE

Partner XE is a cloud-based insurance agency management system for independent agencies. Partner XE offers accounting, claims management and policy management. Using the system's integrated accounting functionality, users can manage... Read more

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BindHQ

BindHQ by Owsy is a cloud-based insurance solution designed for specialty insurance distribution. The solution is built to serve wholesalers, managing general agents (MGAs) and managing general underwriters (MGUs). Key features include... Read more

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DRC

DRC's insurance system is a cloud-based insurance solution that enables property and casualty insurance businesses to manage their policy quotes, ratings, billing and claims. The solution offers features for brokers, carriers and policyholders. DRC... Read more

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WaterStreet

WaterStreet is a cloud-based insurance solution designed primarily for sectors such as property and casualty insurance.  WaterStreet provides tools to manage quote-to-claim policy lifecycle support, a configurable rule-based structure,... Read more

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NowCerts

NowCerts is a cloud-based insurance solution designed for insurance agencies of all sizes. Key functionalities include commission tracking, task management, claims management, reporting, self-service certificates, reminders, calendars,... Read more

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AgencyBloc

AgencyBloc is an agency management software for life and health insurance agencies looking for a more effective way to increase company's profitability, enhancing customer satisfaction and controlling costs in today's competitive market. The... Read more

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HawkSoft

HawkSoft is an insurance management solution designed for independent agencies. HawkSoft offers workflows for commercial and personal lines and an auto-documentation process that builds a trail of every client interaction. HawkSoft’s... Read more

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Agency Suites

Agency Suites is a cloud-based workflow management solution from EZLynx that integrates user websites with consumer quoting and client centers. Users can connect to the solution from home, office or mobile devices. The retail packages... Read more

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EZlynx

EZLynx is an insurance agency management software that streamlines all agency workflows. It provides back-office management features, CRM, and marketing automation tools that help agents strengthen relationships with customers and... Read more

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Surefyre

Surefyre is a cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) solution designed for the needs of insurance agents. It is suitable for multiple types of carriers, including property, casualty, life and health care insurance providers. Key... Read more

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ISI Enterprise

ISI Enterprise is a cloud-based insurance solution that assists businesses in policy administration, billing, claims and other related services. Key features include reinsurance management, a policy rating engine, document management... Read more

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Adaptik

Adaptik Suite is cloud-based and on-premise insurance software designed for property and casualty (P&C) insurers. Businesses can use the integrated suite for managing claims, administering policies, billing customers and much more.... Read more

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Nexsure Agency Management

Nexsure Agency Management is cloud and mobile-based agent management solution, which helps manage, improve and accelerate the growth of insurance-related operations. Designed primarily for brokers, agents, wholesalers and program administrators,... Read more

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Vertafore Agency Platform

Vertafore Agency Platform is a cloud-based insurance management solution designed for insurance companies of all sizes. It offers accounting, customer management, document management, policy management and reporting within a suite.... Read more

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SchemeServe

SchemeServe is a cloud-based insurance solution designed for insurance organizations, managing general agents (MGAs) and brokers. Features include cancellation tracking, claims tracking, policy generation, a rating engine, reinsurance... Read more

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Applied TAM

Applied TAM is a cloud-based insurance management solution designed for small and midsize businesses. It offers business process management, risk management, insurance renewals, marketing management and reporting functionalities within... Read more

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Insly

Insly is a cloud-based accounting solution that is designed for brokers, agents and accounting professionals. Key features include accounting and billing management, debt management and reporting. Insly helps in managing sales pipeline... Read more

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1insurer Suite

1insurer Suite is a cloud-based and on-premise insurance solution that combines software modules such as policy management, billing, claims management, agent/customer/repairer portals and insurer analytics. Businesses can choose to... Read more

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Buyers guide


Last Updated: May 29, 2019

If there's one thing that everyone can agree on about insurance, it's that the industry is complicated. From the most basic, stripped-down health insurance policy to the most expensive corporate liability package, every policy has a multitude of details that need to be worked out by agencies, pored over by policy holders and regulated by the government.

Fortunately, just as insurance policies have grown more complicated over the years, the types of software created to help manage those policies have become more sophisticated. This makes keeping track of the various pieces of policies much easier for insurance agencies like yours, so that they can provide better service for their customers and policy holders.

This buyer's guide will explain how insurance policy software can help your insurance agency develop, administer and manage policies, so you can save time and simply focus on your agency's core processes.

This software exists either as stand-alone systems or as a part of a larger suite of insurance software.

Here's how we'll break down our discussion of this software:

What Is Insurance Policy Software?
Common Features of Insurance Policy Software
What Type of Buyer Are You?
Key Considerations

What Is Insurance Policy Software?

Insurance policy management software breaks down into two key processes—creating policies and administering/maintaining policies.

Although most insurance policy software will allow you to do both of these things, we've broken down our description of the software into these two key features, since they can look different in practice.

Policy Creation

Insurance policy software can provide you with the tools you need to develop new types and tiers of policies to present to buyers. The software will help you design different types of attractive insurance packages, calculate and weigh the costs and profit margins of those packages and keep careful records of all policies that get issues to clients. Some advanced systems even have databases of pre-existing policy templates that you can customize to create the right product for your agency.

Policy Administration

Keeping track of insurance policies can be as daunting a task as creating them, which is why the software will help you with this side of your business, too. Tools will help you to provide timely and accurate quotes, handle claims, track customer history and issue bills.

Additionally, this part of the software system can help ensure that your policies are in adherence with all applicable local, state and federal regulations.

Common Features of Insurance Policy Software

Policy creation Provides a centralized database that houses all of your agency's policy types, along with a library of templates that you can use to create new policy packages.
Policy issuance Enables you to issue policies to customers more efficiently, making it quicker and easier to provide quotes, calculate rates, create contracts and get them signed; field customer inquiries; and track all policies once they've been issued.
Compliance management Helps ensure that all of your issued policies are compliant with all legal and industry regulations on the local, state and national level.
Claims tracking The key feature of insurance policies is how well they handle policy holder claims, and tools within the software will make this process easier for both you and your customers. Automated filing and cross-referencing will make filing claims and issuing payment quicker and more efficient.
Customer portal Provides an online portal that your customers can access to manage their policies and accounts. This can save you a lot of time and money in customer service phone calls, while also increasing your customers' satisfaction rate.
Billing and accounting Automates the billing of your customers so you can save time and money, while improving accuracy. You can also automate features of your accounting in order to track both overall profits and the profit margin of individual policies.

Policy management software Vertafore Agency Platform's interactive builder page

Vertafore Agency Platform's interactive policy builder page

What Type of Buyer Are You?

Insurance agencies, because they require so much capital to be on hand, tend to be medium to large sized companies. As such, few insurance policy software packages are designed for small businesses, and many only cater to enterprise-level agencies.

Your insurance agency may fall into one of the following categories with specific software needs:

  • Health insurance provider. Health insurance can be among the most complex type of policies, so you will likely want to get the most robust, feature-rich software suite possible. Given the immense body of law surrounding health insurance, you will especially want features that enable you to maintain compliance.
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  • Life insurance provider. Because of the financial complexities often tied up in life insurance (including, and especially the high payout for those policies), you will want to make sure that you have a system that has strong accounting features.
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  • Auto insurance provider. The ability to provide a quick quote and easy claims process will be of key importance in this market, since it is so highly competitive amongst consumers.
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  • Homeowners insurance provider. Similar to auto insurance, you will want to be able to quickly and competitively provide a realistic quote to applicants.

Key Considerations

Other factors to take into consideration when picking the best policy management software for your business may include:

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