Most advisors have heard of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and may even have a client, friend or relative who has it. But many advisors don’t truly understand what Obstructive Sleep Apnea is, the pathophysiology of the condition, or how insurance companies underwrite individuals who have it.
A proper handling and understanding of what the client and advisor need to present to underwriting is the difference between success and failure.
The age of traditional business partnerships is long past. Today, strategic partnerships offer life insurers the ability to expand their businesses into new ecosystems. Whether investing in insurtechs or collaborating with partners in complementary industries, life insurers can build partnerships based not only on strategy, product and services but also on the merging of technology and the sharing of platforms.
In this episode of LIMRA Unplugged, LIMRA Research Director Alison Salka talks with Jim Scanlon, life insurance research director for LIMRA, about the impact of simplified underwriting.
MIB Group Inc. says life insurance application activity was either pretty good in March or terrific, depending on the yardstick used.
Insurance leaders predict what’s ahead for sales and profits, information technology, customer service, human capital—and more.
Chat windows, faster policy statements, intuitive agent portals and robotic technologies are among the new generation of weapons insurers intend to use to compete with “born-digital” companies.
Providing an excellent customer experience is more important than ever as a strategic differentiator for insurance companies. Here’s what it takes to provide a customer experience that leads to brand insistence.
LV= has announced the launch of its new pre-underwriting tool, in partnership with UnderwriteMe, in a bid to improve the underwriting process for advisers.
The Society of Actuaries’ Marketing and Distribution Section (MAD) announce the release of a new report on the middle-income life insurance market. Success has been limited in this market even though over the last 10 years, a number of studies and ideas have been presented as viable strategies for serving the middle market. Authored by Doug Bennett with assistance from Stephen Camilli of ACTEX Learning, this report seeks to understand this lack of success and document the experiences of companies and distributors with significant working knowledge of the middle-income market.