uninsurable

(redirected from uninsurability)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial.
Related to uninsurability: insurable

uninsurable

Health insurance A high-risk person without health care coverage through private insurance who falls outside the parameters of risks of standard health underwriting practices. See Underwriting.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
In this context, what appears as uninsurability may, in fact, be nothing more than a reflection of strategic behavior emanating either from the supply side or the demand side, or both, as property insurers and real estate interests attempt to induce government aid.
Since the solutions to the uninsurability issue are so straight-forward and time-tested, one has to suspect the true main purpose of the alliance is to supervise price controls.
Freedman comments that, in her experience, that cost is generally slight, in the neighborhood of one-half to one percent, and can eliminate uninsurability issues for you as well as for your employees.
Faure, Alternative Compensation Mechanisms as Remedies for Uninsurability of Liability, 29 GENEVA PAPERS ON RISK & INS.
Should the client be unable to buy life insurance due to uninsurability or high premium costs, he or she might purchase a non-qualified deferred annuity from a licensed agent as an alternative, observes Ferris.
Punitive damages have a significant negative effect on insurance company losses, as does the uninsurability of punitive damages.
139) But besides detracting from the compensation and deterrence aims of environmental liability, Faure and Grimeaud believe caps are often unnecessary since "it is usually not the amount of the expected damage that causes uninsurability of risks, but more often the unpredictability of certain risks.