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Welcome to the CRL Insurer Services blog. From big data and insurtech to accelerated underwriting and self-service products, the world of life insurance is moving at an unprecedented pace. We are confident that mortality data and insurance industry capabilities will continue to evolve, and seek to provide relevant expertise and updates to our valued clients.

As we continue to provide lab, data, and underwriting services through the CRL Insurers Business Unit, we look forward to sharing updates with you here. Check out the latest posts below from our dedicated team of medical directors and industry leaders, who provide commentary on timely topics, innovative services and solutions, and the existing database of CRL expertise.

 

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

Step Count: A Consideration for Life Underwriting

May 14, 2020

How much exercise does it take to be preferred and how can we measure it? The doctors at CRL published an article in… Read More

Tags: Fitbit, Fitness Tips, Life Insurance, Mortality, Underwriting

The Process of Blood Pressure Measurement and the Value of Additional Readings

March 24, 2020

History: Blood Pressure Measurement Background Blood pressure is one of the first objective measures used to evaluate risk in life… Read More

Tags: Blood Pressure, Healthcare, Life Insurance, Risk, Underwriting

Rising Mortality Rates: What Insurers Should Know & Consider

March 9, 2020

Bad news for actuaries: according to the latest from the US Journal of the American Medical Association, mortality rates for… Read More

Tags: Drug Test, Life Insurance, Mortality, Underwriting

Dementia: Causes, Risks, and Potential Prevention

February 18, 2020

Dr. Michael Fulks is a Medical Director for Clinical Reference Laboratory (CRL). He is an expert commentator on core issues… Read More

Tags: Alzheimers, Cardiovascular Disease, Dementia, Life Insurance, Underwriting