Articles tagged "insurance"

AASB 17 Information Note: Insurance Contract Update

AASB 17 Implementation Taskforce releases the first operating version of the Information Note for practitioners.

Five things we learned networking in London

The London Australian Actuaries Network reports on its December mission to combine networking with one of the great institutions of British culture – pints at a pub.

Can “traditional” actuarial methods be sexy?

Amongst much talk about data science and new analytics techniques, Ashish Ahluwalia challenges the profession to be bold in sticking to their roots and take their toolkit of ‘traditional’ actuarial methods into a broader industries outside of insurance.  

MiCRO: Bringing insurance solutions to Central America’s vulnerable populations

Senior Microinsurance Specialist for the International NGO, Mercy Corps, Josh Ling gives us an overview of microinsurance in Central America.

Group Insurance Topical Issues Insight Sessions

In this article, Kit Ng shares her key takeaways from the recent ‘Group Insurance Topical Issues’ Insight Sessions.

Dive In Festival rallies insurance leaders

On the heels of a successful inaugural Dive In Festival for Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance, held in London in 2015, the Sydney insurance community has come together to bring Dive In to Sydney.

Insurers in Quest of the Perfect Heart Attack Definition

Earlier this year Australian life insurers were in the spotlight, allegedly using “out-dated” medical definitions in their Trauma policies. As a consequence, many insurers review(ed) their medical definitions and claims management practices, with particular focus on the definition for heart attack.

Insuring Cyber Risk – Concerns about Coverage

What are the risks and opportunities in defining and pricing insurance cover for cyber risk? Actuaries Susie Amos and Alina Pettifer explore concerns about coverage in Part One of this Two Part series.

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Paying for Ancillary Health – Why cash is king.

Chris Logan compares six different funding models for ancillary healthcare (AH) against a set of criteria to suggest the optimum way to pay for AH/services like dental, physio and optical.

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How to lose your shirt in private health insurance: Part two

Welcome to the final instalment of the two-part series! This article outlines ways in which capital can be managed to build resilience.

Actuaries join Inspirational Insurance Campaign

Pushing the boundaries on the perception of what it means to have a career in insurance, ANZIIF's Dimity Mannering discusses a new initiative championing actuarial opportunities.

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