This first article in SCOR’s Extreme Sports series will take readers on a deep dive into the world of scuba, examining the training and safety standards required to dive, the risk of injury while diving, risks associated with preexisting conditions, and other important considerations underwriters should have in mind when considering a diver’s application.
An implemented all-singing, all-dancing predictive model doesn’t automatically improve business operations or results. Sometimes it’s barely used. Why not? Based on many years of experience and academic study, Tom Fletcher shares his perspective on why this happens, and presents considerations for optimally deploying model development resources and gaining the full benefits of a new model.
Interview with Samantha Chow on "the state of life insurance underwriting now, in the wake of all of the changes brought on by advances in underwriting data sources and technology."
Differentiated products and services are key to growth among life and annuity carriers. Underwriters are poised to help drive this new growth, but they need the right tools and training.
SCOR's medical experts discuss the lasting impacts of infection
A Study of TrueRisk Life as a Mortality Predictor in the Contemporary United States Credit Active Population
In 2012, Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) completed its initial assessment of TrueRisk Life in the United States. In a new study, RGA looks back and finds that credit data continues to be a strong predictor of mortality, even over the extended time period.
The trends and issues that will influence the development of the underwriting manual of the future
The global pandemic’s toll on cancer diagnoses and what it may mean for the future of US life expectancy