SCORacle #4: SCOR Global Life Newsletter
The 4th edition of SCOR Global Life’s newsletter includes articles on a variety of topics in connection with underwriting and claims.
Advances in Cardiac Imaging and the Implications for Underwriting and Claims
Echocardiography was developed during the 1970s and 1980s and allows clinicians to image the heart. The first “M-mode” images were one-dimensional but this was later supplemented with two-dimensional and color Doppler imaging as the technology developed.
Insurable Interest and the Life Insurance Claim
Claim professionals face many unique and diverse challenges when determining whether a claim is payable and to whom such claim shall be paid. The claim professional’s role and expertise is critical since one may unknowingly pay invalid claims on policies that were improperly issued, or even where fraud was involved in the application, unless one basic requirement of the life insurance contract is validated – the presence of insurable interest.
Ebola - Underwriting and Claims Considerations
Ebola virus disease (EVD), Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) or simply Ebola as we have come to know it is a disease of humans and other primates caused by ebolaviruses.
Are They Dead? The Missing Insured
How a prompt and thorough claims investigation can assist in missing insured cases.