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A new study has found that the current system of licensing regulations for independent claims adjusters is causing more harm than help for the industry.
The study, entitled “Breaking Down Barriers” by Pacific Research Institute, found that the average claims adjuster holds between 10 and 12 different state licenses. This can set them back as much as $1,000 each. The study pointed out that these “costly, burdensome state requirements” make it more difficult for adjusters to operate across states, while driving up costs for consumers and limiting the opportunities for new adjusters.
At present, 34 states require independent adjusters to hold a license, the Association of Claims Professionals (ACP)...
"According to the funding website, the Converge software takes the benefits of AI-powered obstacle-avoiding, flight stabilizing technology and puts it into a smartphone app – essentially allowing in-house operators like insurance adjusters to be able to fly well enough to get consistent data without as much flight experience and practice with a joystick. The integrated suite also includes airspace intelligence and customer reporting."
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