September celebrates Life Insurance Awareness Month

August 31, 2018 Brokers

As a leading provider of decision support products for life insurers, we are excited to support one of the industry’s important initiatives – Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM). Today, nearly 60% of adults own some type of life insurance, but research shows the coverage they have may not be enough. More than one-third of all […]

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Extra steps toward superior customer service – our “Life Insurance Savers”

August 24, 2018 Examiners

This time of year, we like to acknowledge the importance of our front-line and behind-the-scenes employees. During Life Insurance Examiner Appreciation Week (last week of August) and Life Insurance Awareness Month in September we want to highlight some of our employees who have “saved the day” for applicants and clients. These “Life Insurance Savers” regularly take […]

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Take action on World Hepatitis Day

July 27, 2018 Applicants

Each summer, the World Health Organization commemorates World Hepatitis Day on July 28 to spread awareness and understanding of the disease and its impact. Hepatitis is one of the world’s leading causes of death with 1.34 millions deaths a year. Currently, more than 300 million people are living with the disease. That is why it […]

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Celebrating new ExamOne Canadian Head Office

July 12, 2018 #Committed2 You

This week our Canadian teams in Ontario celebrated coming together to form a new Head Office, located in Pickering. An open house celebration was hosted at the new location for all employees. Senior Director Canadian Operations Len Butticci welcomed everyone to the new Head Office. He took time to recognize and appreciate our committed employees.“Thank […]

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The rise in workforce drug positivity may be a concern among the life insurance population

June 22, 2018 Carriers

2018 Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index™ The 2018 Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index™ (DTI) has been released and workforce drug positivity remained at the highest rate we’ve seen in a decade. The positivity rate held steady at 4.2 percent which was the same in 2016. One of the biggest shifts in drug positivity was seen […]

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3 things I’ve learned from clients about the life insurance industry

June 19, 2018 #Committed2 You

I was the proverbial “new kid on the block” when I joined the ExamOne team back in October. In my first 60 days I spent much of my time on the road, visiting with our clients and understanding their needs. I was impressed by their openness, transparency and willingness to provide insight about the current […]

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Celebrating our long-term employees’ commitment to ExamOne

June 12, 2018 #Committed2 You

Each summer, Quest Diagnostics and ExamOne have a designated day to recognize employees celebrating milestone service anniversaries. At ExamOne, we have 125 employees who have been with us for 20 or more years, and 13 of those are celebrating milestones this year—20, 25, 30 or 35 years. These individuals have not only shown long-term dedication, […]

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Insights that help insurers improve precision underwriting in the life insurance market

May 31, 2018 Carriers

At the recent Association of Home Office Underwriters (AHOU) meeting, Executive Vice President, Betsy Sears, shared insight that our data analytics team has collected and analyzed comparing self-disclosure to positive confirmations of various laboratory tests. Our insurance clients tell us consistently that fraud is a top concern – whether intentional or unintentional applicant nondisclosure, it […]

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Deaths of Despair: As premature deaths rise, insurers may want to evaluate their pricing strategy

May 15, 2018 Carriers

“Deaths of Despair,” an article recently appearing in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), should have red flags flying throughout the underwriting community. As reported in the Journal, among individuals 20-55 years of age “substance abuse, suicides, and diabetes drove a rise in premature deaths in nearly half of the U.S.” The WSJ data, originally published […]

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Keeping our finger on the pulse of the life insurance industry

May 8, 2018 #Committed2 You

Have you ever stopped to consider all the different stages in the cycle of a life insurance application and how they affect each other? Think about it. Before a policy is approved, a typical application will need to be handled by a broker, an exam vendor and an underwriter… at the very least. With so […]

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