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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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Underwriter who is usually located in home office and who assists underwriting management with making and implementing underwriting policy.
[H.sub.A2] Underwriter discounts vary significantly by underwriter
By analyzing an appraisal report against hundreds of thousands of previous appraisals, Collateral Underwriter provides information about the quality of the loan collateral.
The focus will shift away from internal processes and specific transactions, where underwriters have historically invested their time and energy, and emphatically toward market-facing relationships and sales, around which insurers of all types are reorienting operations.
Underwriters should embrace that change, not resist it, because by eliminating the mundane, they can focus on the exceptional.
One way to gain points with your underwriter is by illustrating how your organization requires timely completion of such training as part of the employee's performance and review--and whereby failure to complete such training blocks possible promotions, pay increases or bonus eligibility.
The certification role of the underwriter has been investigated more specifically in papers that have examined the relationship between underwriter reputation and IPO underpricing.
With the launch of the new Standalone Workers Comp program for Staffing Companies, Empire Underwriters can accommodate a wide range of classifications and risks including medical, clerical and "tough to write" classes as well as multi-state accounts.
Silver confirmed the reason with Insurance Journal, while also noting that Berkshire has doubled its own workers' compensation writings, excluding Applied Underwriters, since 2012.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 28, 2018--UK's Lonham Insurance Underwriters hires executive from Marsh
Cadence Bancorporation (NYSE: CADE) has said that the underwriters of its previously announced secondary offering have exercised their option in full to purchase 1,425,000 additional shares of Cadence Bancorporation class A common stock from Cadence Bancorp Llc.