Our Perspective

  • Making Sense of Commercial Auto Insurance Experience

    By Diane Brown|December 07, 2016|English

    For several years, Commercial Auto (CA) insurers have observed worsening loss ratios and searched for the root causes. Why are loss ratios up 5 points, and in some cases as much as 30 points, for so many carriers in this space? We examined the combined...

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  • Tis the Season To Be (Not Too) Merry - Safe Levels of Alcohol

    By Ross Campbell |December 01, 2016|English

    We often link alcohol abuse with liver damage but it’s also associated with cancers and diseases of the cardiovascular, neurological and gastrointestinal systems.1 While past research pointed to the beneficial effects of light-moderate, non-binge...

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  • Medicare Supplement - Is It Your Next New Product?

    By Steve Woods |November 29, 2016|English

    It’s never easy adding a new product to your current portfolio. After all, there are many factors to consider and questions to answer. What if the new product doesn’t align with your current strategy? Can your distribution sell this product?...

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  • Breast Cancer in Asia – A Look at the Incidence Rates and Trends

    By Dr. Himanshu Bhatia |November 28, 2016|English

    Almost one in four cases of female breast cancer diagnoses around the world are in the Asia-Pacific region – the highest proportion of new cases in China (46%), Japan (14%) and Indonesia (12%). The global total of new cancer cases is projected...

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  • Entering the Medigap Market Blog Series

    By Steve Woods |November 28, 2016|English

    With more than 3.5 million Baby Boomers qualifying for Medicare each year, a growing number of insurance carriers are considering entering the Medicare Supplement (Medigap) market. However, even for an experienced insurer, there’s much to understand...

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  • The Era of Uncertainty Explored at PCI 2016 [Video]

    By Liz Kramer|November 20, 2016|English

    The only real certainty for property-casualty insurance carriers in the U.S. today seems to be uncertainty. That was reflected in the theme of last month’s annual meeting of the Property Casualty Insurers of America Association (PCI) in Dallas. Over...

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