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Recent Publication on Mortality: Impacts on Insurers

June 28, 2021

Recently Dr. Michael Fulks commented on 2020 mortality data from JAMA, citing an increase of 17.7% from 2019 to 2020… Read More

Tags: Cancer, Insurance, Life Insurance, Mortality, Retirement

2020 US Mortality Results: How do they compare to prior years?

June 17, 2021

Dr. Michael Fulks, Consulting Medical Director to CRL, comments on the 2020 leading causes of death in a COVID-19 world…. Read More

Tags: Cancer, Covid 19, Heart Disease, Life Insurance, Mortality

Globulin: A Warning Underwriters Cannot Ignore

July 14, 2020

How do you find a very expensive early mortality risk, most of which is the result of undiagnosed — but… Read More

Tags: Cancer, Lab Tests, Life Insurance, Mortality, Underwriting

The Mortality Association of CEA in an Insurance Population

June 9, 2020

In a recent Journal of Insurance Medicine article¹, Drs. Rigatti and Stout used data from over 300,000 individuals who had… Read More

Tags: Cancer, Doctors, Life Insurance, Mortality, Underwriting

PSA Values & Mortality Risk: Coverage Considerations

June 2, 2020

What to do about an elevated PSA value that is newly found on insurance screening or under “active surveillance”? We… Read More

Tags: Cancer, Life Insurance, Mortality, Prostate, Underwriting