Tokio Marine Indonesia Deploys Shift Technology to Fight Auto Insurance Fraud

The insurer will use the solution not only for spotting suspicious claims, but also helping to give claims professionals more confidence in rapidly processing legitimate claims.

(Jakarta. Image source: Indonesia Travel.)

PT Asuransi Tokio Marine Indonesia (Tokio Marine Indonesia, Jakarta) has deployed Shift Technology’s (Paris/Boston) Force fraud detection solution to fight auto insurance fraud while maintaining customer satisfaction. The insurer intends to make the technology a crucial element in its overarching fraud prevention strategy, according to a Shift statement.

Saloon Tham, CEO, Tokio Marine Asia Pte Ltd.

One of the largest general insurers in this country with a population of nearly 240 million, Tokio Marine Indonesia is guided by its core mission “To be a Good Company,” prioritizing customer satisfaction. The insurer sought a solution that could serve a dual purpose, not only spotting suspicious claims, but also helping to give claims professionals more confidence in rapidly processing legitimate claims. Shift’s Force solution benefits the majority of policyholders by ensuring that their claims are settled quickly and premiums remain affordable, according to the vendor.

“Through our work with Shift, we believe we can implement a fraud fighting strategy that is as much about supporting our trustworthy customers as it is about identifying potentially fraudulent activities,” comments Saloon Tham, CEO, Tokio Marine Asia Pte Ltd. “We are all aware that fraud negatively impacts the customer experience by lengthening the claims process and influencing rates. Adding powerful tools to help mitigate the risk of fraud is 100 percent in line with our corporate mission and values.”

“The current continuation of uncertainty requires an insurance company to take the full advantage of fraud detection technology in order to control costs and manage risks; incorporating artificial intelligence into our claims handling process is significantly essential in ensuring the accuracy of claims settlement thus improving the overall claims ratio, and achieving a high level of customer satisfaction and trust,” says Sancoyo Setiabudi, President Director, Tokio Marine Indonesia.

Supplementing the Technology with Data Science Team

Jérémy Jawish, CEO, Shift Technology.

After evaluation of various fraud detection solutions available, Shift was selected based on the company’s ability to meet the full requirements of Tokio Marine Indonesia’s fraud detection and claims process improvement initiatives, the vendor reports. In addition to wanting a solution built with artificial intelligence at its core, the insurer was also looking for a provider who could supplement the technology with a team of data scientists possessing in-depth insurance knowledge and expertise. Shift’s insurance industry focus and ability to apply local expertise to address Indonesia’s insurance market was also key to the insurer’s decision.

“We’ve always believed that fraud detection is only part of the equation and that the ability to accurately and efficiently separate suspicious claims from legitimate ones is an important part of delivering exemplary customer experiences,” says Jeremy Jawish, CEO and co-founder, Shift Technology. “We’re proud to be partnering with an insurer like Tokio Marine Indonesia that holds these same principles.”

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at [email protected] or (503) 936-2803.

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