Suicide Trends and Risk Factors
From a financial point of view, the cost of suicide to society is significant in terms of lost productivity and income, and the life insurance industry annually pays out millions for suicide claims.
Underwriting and Claims: In Plain View - Interrupting Violence and Abuse
Our deepening understanding of physical costs of violence and abuse has profound implications for life and health insurance. RGA’s ROSEBUD® Consulting Group recently invited Pamela DeWitt-Meza to present a webinar on “Intersections of Abuse” to help case managers identify signs of abuse and intervene effectively, and she discusses the highlights in a brief interview.
Chronic Kidney Disease: Improving Outcomes, Decreasing Costs
A high-touch approach to CKD can provide a significant reduction in claims costs and, more importantly, improve medical outcomes and provide a better quality of life for the people insurers serve.
Heart Valve Diseases: How to Assess Risk & Manage Claims
In a new inFORM publication, SCOR Life division experts Dephine Labojka and Dr. James Kadouch discuss the most common heart valve diseases, their etiology, and the efficiency of surgery.
Underwriting and Claims: Thinking about Critical Thinking
Critical thinking may be the most essential, if underappreciated, facet of any underwriting process. RGA's Mark Dion shares highlights from an Academy of Life Underwriting webcast on this topic, which he shared at RGA's Underwriting University.
9 Details That Could Be Signs of Life Insurance Fraud
Fraud has already made plenty of headlines this holiday season.