This is the third article of a four-part series that will also include an overview and articles further exploring the survey’s implications for product development and claims.
The changes to daily life and the uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic continue to have impacts on the mental and physical health of populations around the world. One health impact often attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic is weight gain due to decreased activity and indulgence in “comfort foods.”
Congress may have forced Mark Zuckerberg to reveal more about personal data gathered on Facebook (FB). But consider this: Your insurance company likely knows a lot more about you.
That is the challenge for insurers facing future labor shortages and intense competition from flashier companies such as tech startups for young, talented employees. About half of all insurance workers are older than 45. The industry’s reputation is bruised from the financial crisis bailout of AIG and the denial of claims after hurricanes Katrina in New Orleans and Sandy on the East Coast.