Unsere Perspektive

  • Critical Illness As a Supplement to Long Term Care

    Von Steve Rowley|June 14, 2014|English

    Long Term Care (LTC) insurance has been one of the most problematic insurance products for insurers. In recent years they have lost tens, and sometimes hundreds, of millions of dollars on this product. Many insurers have exited the market and nearly...

    Lesen Sie mehr
  • Why Is Valuation Such a Problem on Property Policies?

    Von Geoff Piggot|June 12, 2014|English

    A striking feature of property claims, in all the markets in which Gen Re operates, is the number of claims that involve policies with inadequate policy limits. Potentially, this leads to the application of co-insurance/average, possibly a disputed...

    Lesen Sie mehr
  • Medicare Supplement and the Aging Population

    Von Steve Woods |June 09, 2014|English

    Imagine being in a business selling an insurance product where your potential customer base is going to increase by 10,000 people a day, on average, for the next 16 years?1 … Actually, such a market exists today - Medicare Supplement Insurance...

    Lesen Sie mehr
  • Rethinking Mental Health Claims

    Von Viviane Murphy |June 05, 2014|English

    A person experiencing depression or any other psychological distress is perhaps at the lowest ebb in life. As life insurers, our principal role is supporting customers when their conditions become disabling for them. Part of our role is also to help...

    Lesen Sie mehr
  • First U.S. Case of Illness Arising From Occupational Exposure to Nanomaterials

    Von Charlie Kingdollar|June 04, 2014|English

    Gen Re has published past articles about the potential for occupational exposure to nanomaterials to cause latent illness. Recently, a study reported the first case in North America of a worker handling nanoparticles in a U.S. laboratory setting where...

    Lesen Sie mehr
  • Group Disability and Term Life Survey - First the Good News

    Von Marcy Updike|June 04, 2014|English

    There were many encouraging results to report in this year’s U.S. Group Disability and Group Term Life Market Survey. After all, each of the products - LTD, STD and Life - saw positive growth in sales and in-force premium. This hasn't always...

    Lesen Sie mehr