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There are several different things that life insurance underwriters look for: 1) Current health (any diabetes, high blood pressure, recent heart attacks, etc) 2) Medications taken 3) Health history (such as cancer) 4) Age 5) Male/Female (women have been found to live about 8 years longer than men) 6) Tobacco user or not (NOT just smoker...tobacco of any kind) 7) Habits or hobbies (do you sky-dive, race, parasail...anything that may increase the chances of accidental death) 8) Alcohol history (have you had any DUI's or DWI's, usually doesn't count against you after a certain length of time, such as 5 years) All of these are taken into account and then compared to the mortality tables. Your rates are based off of the average life span of people with the same history as you.
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An Insurance Underwriter takes into consideration all the different aspects of the details provided by the applicant to ensure that the Insurance Cover available is suit…able for the applicant's needs and circumstances.
An underwriter is a person who works for the insurance company and who reviews applications for insurance to see if they meet the requirements of the insurance company and… also that they told the truth on their application. They also review the rating of the insurance product to be sure the policy is properly rated.
Computerized underwriting systems are usually not intuitive enough to make exceptions. Example: a man who is 5'10" 275lbs would automatically be considered at risk for h…eart disease, UNLESS he were a body builder. A computerized system is usually going to err on the side of caution and decline applications more than a human would.
Depends on the policy type, the insured's age, and the face amount. It can include blood, urine, saliva, MIB report, EKG, medical records, nurse exam, doctor exam, cre…dit check, background check, and so on. If you have specific questions about your requirements, your agent or broker is obligated to inform you when asked.
It is the evaluation of risk as to your insurability. 4lifeguild
Answer . To assess the risk of all applicants vis a vis the company's insuring guidelines.
Life insurance ratings are exta charges applied by underwriters to life insurance applications. They are applied due to i) adverse medical issues ii) occupational risks or iii…) residenial risks. Medical ratings are the most complex - basically they are an attempt to make sure that a person being covered is being charged a fair premium to reflect the risks that they present compared to the underlying assumption that an applicant is in excellent health (also referred to as a 'preferred life'. The most common rating is for obesity ... obese people present a higher risk of early heart disease, diabetes, kidney failure, cancer and stroke. Therefore extra life insurance charges are applied depnding on a customers BMI (body mass index) .... If your BMI exceeds about 32 ... get ready for the extra charge !!
All title insurance underwriters will consider a new title agency as their representative. You must fill out their application, and once they have reviewed the appl…ication, they will either offer or deny your application. The Underwriters consider the following factors when making their decision: * Owner's Experience in the title industry - including real estate, lending and legal (attorney) * Owners'/Principals' financial and credit history (since you will be handling other peoples' money to the tune of multi-millions) * Senior Title Officer - Title Examiner's experience * Ability to gain clients and produce business * Criminal record and personal background * Experience of the staff you have in place including your searchers * Business background * Accounting experience * Title Software / Production System * E & O coverage * Plus other factors that are underwriter specific
They look at the individuals Health, smoking status, prescriptions, avocation, sports activities (racing kyaking, skydiving, etc), drug use, family history, amount of in…surance requested vs. the need and more.
Yes Go to http://www.american-hardware.com and enter your zip code to get a sales rep contact.
A producer gathers information about the applicant, for the insurer, in order to avoid adverse selection.
What company will insure you when in chapter 13 if you home is not covered in the bankruptcy. If you have current insurance and the company is going out of business.
Go on www.advocis.ca you can take you CLU, CFP or RHU online. http://www.advocis.ca/content/education/CLU.html
It depends primarily on which carrier, as well as the type of policy and benefit amount you are requesting. For instance, a $25,000 policy may not require much at all, whereas… a $1 million policy will require a medical exam, and possibly the acquisition of medical records from your physician.
What does it mean when your insurance company says your policy has been cancelled for lack of underwriting information?
If the insurance company has asked you for information, and you have not provided it, they can cancel your policy. The company must understand the risk (what they are insuring…). Each state has laws on how long the company is required to give you before cancelling your policy. Please check with your agent or with the insurance laws in your state.