Can I file insurance claims online?
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Asked June 20, 2011
As the Internet has grown in popularity, insurance companies have taken measures to be as customer accessible as possible online. This includes comparing quotes between multiple insurance companies, researching coverages and insurance information, and even filing insurance claims online. Where online claims filing was once available only through the largest and most affluent insurance companies, today it has become a mainstay for insurance companies large and small, and online insurance remains among the most popularity consumer subjects.
In some cases, you will still need to provide documents or information outside of the basic claims process, such as the accident report or witness statements, but simple claims can be settled online with very little effort by filling out automated forms that get your claim processed faster and more efficiently. Automated systems have replaced insurance filing clerks who sift through piles of claim information, and that results in lower operational overhead for the company and lower rates for the customer. As an example, online claims filing make it possible for the insurance company to process more data with fewer employees, and that means it costs less to provide you sufficient coverage today than it did only a few short years ago.
Answered June 20, 2011 by Anonymous