Actuarial standards provide context for dealing with COVID-19.
The impact of COVID-19 on morbidity experience is still unknown at this stage. In this article, Mario St-Hilaire and Steve Turmel discuss the key considerations that relate to the assumption-setting process for morbidity in these unprecedented times.
The experience related to the impact of COVID-19 on lapse/persistency of life and health insurance contracts is just starting to emerge and life insurers are monitoring this experience closely. Amal Rajwani and Dan Doyle discuss short-term and long-term considerations in relation to lapse and persistency.