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underwriting

Health insurance The process of determining a person's insurability in terms of life, liability, home, and other insurance policies and whether it will accept an application for insurance. See Field underwriting, Medical malpractice underwriting.
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Among the companies for which Aegon LTC underwrites coverage are Transamerica Occidental Life Insurance Co.
Not until after you've seen there is a product offering of value that you might be interested in, do we ask you for additional personal information that we use to further underwrite the policy, verify some of the information you've given us, and finally issue the policy," Rohde said.
is implementing technology developed by Commerce Velocity that will enable its users to automatically underwrite loans more efficiently.
Pending satisfaction of regulatory rate and form filings by URC and the acquisition of Landmark, RSUI will underwrite on policies issued by insurance affiliates of Royal & Sun Alliance and fully reinsured by URC.

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