Underwriting Factors: Life Insurance(redirected from Life Insurance Underwriting Factor)
Underwriting Factors: Life Insurance
The factors that a provider of life insurance considers before issuing a policy and determining how much the premium should be. Underwriting factors in life insurance are used to estimate how likely a potential policyholder is to die before issuing the policy becomes profitable for the insurer. Factors include age, gender, whether or not the potential policyholder smokes, and so forth. See also: Underwriting Factors: Health Insurance.