Posts Tagged ‘medical stop loss’

August 16th, 2008

Approaching a Natural Floor on LA&H Rates

Posted at 2:39 PM ET

David Rains, Managing Director

Life, Accident and Health cedent behavior was relatively unchanged at July 1, 2008 renewals. Prices have continued to come down, thanks to several consecutive benign loss years. Rates are beginning to stabilize for some product lines, including medical stop-loss and long-term disability, though the underlying reasons varied with the types of coverage sought. Insurers also are starting to investigate multi-year coverage to protect against volatility and maintain coverage in the event of market discontinuity, and reinsurers have begun to respond.

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