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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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Marston Becker, Acting Chairman and Acting Chief Executive Officer of Trenwick, stated, "The underwriting facility and the reserve review are two important steps towards improving Trenwick's position with its clients, investors and rating agencies.
Trenwick is a Bermuda-based specialty insurance and reinsurance underwriting organization with three principal businesses operating through its subsidiaries located in the United States, the United Kingdom and Bermuda.