Cancer Insurance Underwriting

This month’s question: How are Cancer insurance carriers underwriting? CRITERIACONDITIONS     HIVTobaccoLeukemiaMelanomaTumor Don’t Ask10%90%33%27%60% 1-2 Years 0%5%0%0%0% 3-5 Years14%5%20%27%7% 6-10 Years23%0%27%21%10% Lifetime...

Who’s Hot in Final Expense?

CompanyMonthly Payment Pekin Life Insurance Company $24.47 Senior Life Insurance Company$27.29 Stonebridge Life Insurance Company$28.00 Christian Fidelity Life Insurance Company $28.47 Bankers Fidelity Life Insurance Company $29.15 Oxford Life Insurance Company$29.59...

2016 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles Announced

Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2016 premiums and deductibles for the Medicare inpatient hospital (Part A) and physician and outpatient hospital services (Part B) programs. Part B Premiums & Deductibles As the Social...

Medicare Supplement 3rd Quarter 2015 Results

Last month, CSG Actuarial reported the 3rd quarter 2015 Medicare Supplement enrollment results for market leader United Healthcare, which passed the 4 million mark for Standardized and Modernized policies. We now have updates from other market leaders, summarized...