Rise in Non-Covid-19 Deaths Hits Life Insurers

Rise in Non-Covid-19 Deaths Hits Life Insurers

This post was originally published on this siteDeath-benefit claims not tied directly to Covid-19 rose last year, and insurance executives think the deferral of medical treatment during the pandemic was a contributing factor.

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Covid Spurs Biggest Rise in Life-Insurance Payouts in a Century

Covid Spurs Biggest Rise in Life-Insurance Payouts in a Century

This post was originally published on this siteDeath-benefit payments rose 15.4% in 2020 to $90.43 billion, mostly due to the pandemic, according to the American Council of Life Insurers. It’s the sharpest rise since 1918.

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