Eli Wahby

Stamp of Approval

Even if an insured answers all the health questions accurately at the time of application, a material health change could occur between the application date and the time the insured signed the good health declaration. So it’s vital the declaration be completed accurately and with the same diligence used in completing the application.

By Eli Wahby |August 1, 2011

5 min read

Trouble with contestable claims

Each company has its own requirements for handling contestable claims. A member company of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association must also abide by the association’s code of ethics, which includes the obligation “to pay all valid claims fairly and promptly without unreasonable requirements.” Many companies are also members of the International Claim Association, which requires every company to adhere to its principles.

By Eli Wahby |April 1, 2011

7 min read