The Surplus Line Association of Idaho, Inc. (“SLA Idaho”) announces its newly formed partnership with InsCipher LLC, a Utah-based insurance software company.
(Boise Idaho, June 3, 2020) InsCipher will become the official software provider for SLA Idaho, bringing additional features and levels of convenience for insurance brokers filing surplus lines policy transactions in Idaho. The new portal offers additional enhancements over the old system, such as an improved user experience, tax calculation tools, and document guidance.
According to Wendy Tippetts, Manager of SLA Idaho, “Before we partnered with InsCipher, we wanted to be sure they could deliver solutions that meet SLA Idaho’s high efficiency and reliability standards. Having developed relationships with the InsCipher team, as well as having conducted a thorough review of their software, we have no doubt this product will be an enhancement to SLA Idaho and for brokers who do business in the Gem State. InsCipher’s commitment to data security and their track record of minimal downtime was a key factor in our decision.”
Brokers who have filed surplus lines in Utah might find Idaho’s user portal familiar. InsCipher is currently the filing software provider for the Surplus Lines Association of Utah (www.slaut.org) and has been actively creating surplus lines solutions since 2016. Having gone through state site launches before, InsCipher is confident the software release will be a smooth transition from SLA Idaho’s current site, and brokers will have all the information, resources, and historical data needed to continue filing with minimal disruption in processes.
Referring to the partnership, InsCipher Vice President Daniel Steadman stated, “InsCipher is proud to partner with the Surplus Line Association of Idaho. We are excited to apply our innovative solutions to enhance broker user experiences. At InsCipher, our goal is to make surplus lines filing management less complicated–and even enjoyable–by providing thoughtful solutions to both states and agencies. We believe this partnership helps achieve that goal.”
This site launch is scheduled for October 1, 2020. Prior to the launch, InsCipher will host webinars and training sessions on the new system. In the coming weeks, Idaho resident and non-resident brokers will receive direct emails addressing migration and setup of their new account in the InsCipher/SLA-Idaho filing platform. Additionally, the InsCipher team will actively field questions from users before the official site launch.
About Surplus Line Association of Idaho, Inc.
The Surplus Line Association of Idaho was organized in 1958 and incorporated in 1972 as an Idaho non-profit trade association. The association exists under insurance regulation and is independently governed by a board of directors elected by SLA Idaho membership. The SLA assists the Idaho Department of Insurance director and staff in regulating Surplus Line insurance and encourages members to comply with all provisions of Title 41, Chapter 12, and associated Rules.
InsCipher, LLC is a company devoted to using technology to help insurance agencies stay compliant with state rules and regulations. Backed by a team of compliance specialists and software developers, InsCipher provides solutions to both state and private agencies. InsCipher strives to be an advocate for the surplus lines industry and seeks ways to enhance efficiency and compliance at the state level. Visit their website at www.inscipher.com.
For Inquiries Contact:
Director of Sales, InsCipher