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underwriting significance of hypertension for the life insurance industry

National Heart and Lung Institute

underwriting significance of hypertension for the life insurance industry

by National Heart and Lung Institute

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Heart and Lung Institute in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insurance, Life -- United States,
  • Hypertension

  • Edition Notes

    Prepared for the National High Blood Pressure Education Program

    Statementby the National Heart and Lung Institute
    SeriesDHEW publication ; no. (NIH) 75-426
    ContributionsNational High Blood Pressure Education Program
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14905628M


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Underwriting significance of hypertension for the life insurance industry by National Heart and Lung Institute Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The underwriting significance of hypertension for the life insurance industry. [National Heart and Lung Institute.; National High Blood Pressure Education Program.].

Underwriting Hypertension. When assessing an applicant with high blood pressure, life insurance underwriters will also take note of the following key factors: Age and gender.

Height and weight. Degree and duration of blood pressure elevation. Presence of other cardiovascular risk factors. Existence of end-organ : Natasha Cornelius. When underwriting an applicant, an insurance underwriter will, therefore, attempt to protect the insurance company’s book of business from risks that could cause a loss.

With that in mind, it is feasible that an applicant who presents too high of a risk to the insurer may be denied coverage altogether. concerns in the insurance industry. Questions have been blocks of business, the mortality assumptions of future business, preferred underwriting guidelines and auto-mated underwriting programs.

The Clinical Practice Guidelines for Hypertension significance of hypertension and foster healthier life style decisions. In some cases. The fact is, only a small amount of life insurance policies are issued instantly.

The majority go through a process known as ‘underwriting.’ Underwriting lets the insurance company assess you to determine your eligibility for life insurance. It also confirms the appropriate premium to charge you based on your risk. We have discussed the general life insurance industry guidelines for blood pressure levels as they relate to health classes.

These health classes dictate the rates you can expect to pay. Each company will have its own specific underwriting guidelines as it relates to life insurance approvals and high blood pressure. Emerging Trends in Life Insurance: Policy Administration and Underwriting 7 4.

Trend 1: Increasing Use of BPO for Closed-Book Operations 8 5. Trend 2: Increasing Adoption of Self-Service for Policy Servicing 10 6. Underwriting is the process of evaluating the risk of insuring a home, car, driver or individual in the case of life insurance or health insurance, to determine if it's profitable for the insurance company to take the chance on providing insurance.

High blood pressure is a common affliction, so common in fact that it affects tens of millions of people. Life insurance companies however consider it to be an additional risk factor when providing policies.

In most cases, even if you have high blood pressure, you will be able to get life insurance, but the premiums. In the United States, the world’s biggest insurance market, the property and casualty (P&C) sector is building upon a strong in which the industry saw net income soar 66 percent to US$60 billion, thanks to a percent boost in net premiums written and nearly breaking even on underwriting (after losing US$ billion the year before).

1 US insurer .