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  • Going Deeper Into German Data Pools

    By Karin Brendel |January 29, 2014|English

    Gen Re maintains three data pools for the German Life/Health market covering mortality, disability and annuity sales. By monitoring these important life insurance products, we can uncover trends relating to morbidity, mortality and incidence rates as...

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  • Thoughts on Group Insurance - A New Year's Resolution

    By Drew King|January 24, 2014|English

    Readers of this blog have probably noticed a recurring theme when I write about the challenges facing the group insurance industry: Most (but not all) group insurance companies have very little data about the individuals covered by their plans. They...

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  • Survey Shines a Light on Life Insurers’ ERM Practices

    By Joe Atamaniuk, MBA, FLMI |January 14, 2014|English

    Our first Enterprise Risk Management Survey of life insurers was launched a year ago, and we have just recently finished touring the U.S. to review the results with our clients. The survey is a resource to them - providing some useful insights into...

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  • Bringing Big Data Under Control

    By Sabine Fahrig |December 18, 2013|English

    Big Data promises to make a huge difference to insurance companies in the context of marketing, underwriting and claims management. Today, capturing, storing and harnessing huge volumes of personal data on clients has become a priority, especially for...

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  • Critical Illness Compliance Issues

    By Steve Rowley |July 23, 2013|English

    Working through the filing process and addressing various state objections can be a daunting and frustrating task for nearly any insurance product. In the case of Critical Illness (CI) insurance, this task is compounded in many states by their inexperience...

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  • Critical Illness Claims Adjudication

    By Steve Rowley |June 12, 2013|English

    Critical Illness claim adjudication is an important part of the risk management process. As such, it is important to recognize the unique skills required to properly adjudicate a Critical Illness claim so that the insurer provides fairly the benefits...

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