Plunkett's Insurance Industry Trends & Statistics 2013: A Summary of Plunkett's Insurance Industry Almanac 2013

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Plunkett's Insurance Industry Trends & Statistics 2013: A Summary of Plunkett's Insurance Industry Almanac 2013

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Pages: 57

Statistical Tables Provided: 16

Geographic Focus: Global

A condensed market research report excerpted from Plunkett's Insurance Industry Almanac 2013, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and vital statistical tables. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments. -How is the industry evolving? -How is the industry being shaped by new technologies? -How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?-What is the size of the market now and in the future?

Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:

Major Trends Affecting the Insurance Industry

1) Introduction to the Insurance Industry

2) Aging Populations Create Challenges and Opportunities for the Insurance Industry

3) Sophisticated Risk Management and Prevention Programs Lead to Lower Losses

4) Risk Managers Seek Certification

5) Independent Agencies Continue to Dominate Commercial Insurance, but Play a Lesser Role in Personal Lines

6) Insurance Direct Selling and E-Commerce Grow

7) Technology Drives Efficiencies in Back Office Tasks, Underwriting, Agency Networks and Customer Service

8) States Pick Up Some Wind and Flood Risk for Homeowners/Underwriters Rely on Sophisticated Risk Analysis Technology to Set Rates

9) Insurance Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Continue After the Financial Crisis

10) No End in Sight to the Growth of Specialized Insurance Lines

11) Annuity Account Managers Create New Product Strategies

12) Major U.S., Japanese and European Insurance Firms See Vast Promise in the Chinese and Southeast Asian Market

13) Insurance Firms Target Markets in Emerging Nations

14) Continued Rise in Health Care Costs

15) Vast Number of Uninsured and Underinsured Americans

16) U.S. Health Care Reform Act of 2010 Set to Bring Big Changes

17) Employers Push Health Care Costs onto Employees

18) Insurance Companies Change Strategies Due to Health Care Reform Act

19) Malpractice Suits Are Blamed for Rising Health Care Costs/Tort Reform Is Capping Awards for Damages

20) Hedge Funds Play a Major Role in Financial Products Including Derivatives, Lending and Insurance

21) Credit Default Swaps (CDS) and Derivatives Soar into the Trillions of Dollars

22) Aging Populations, Baby Boomers Create Opportunities/U.S. Pension Accounts Top $18.5 Trillion

23) 2010 Reform Act Increases Regulation of Financial Industry, including Banks, Investment Companies and Insurance Firms

Insurance Industry Statistics 1) Insurance Industry Overview 2) Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Property-Casualty Insurance Companies: 2007-1st Quarter 2012 3) Typical U.S. Automobile Insurance Costs, per Year: 2012 4) Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Life Insurance Companies: 2007-1st Quarter 2012 5) Employers' Costs for Health Insurance, Amount & Percent of Total Compensation, U.S.: Selected Years, 2005-2012 6) The Nation's Health Dollar: 2012 Where It Came From (Estimated) 7) Number & Percent of Persons of All Ages with and without Health Insurance Coverage, U.S.: 1999-2011 8) Number & Percent of Persons of All Ages without Health Insurance Coverage, by Race/Ethnicity, U.S.: 2002-2011 9) Number & Percent of Persons without Health Insurance Coverage, by Age Group, U.S.: 1999-2011 10) Number & Percent of Persons without Health Insurance Coverage, by Age Group & Sex: U.S.: 2011 11) Affordable Care Act Overview12) Medical Care Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2012 13) Retirement Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2012 14) Life Expectancy at Age 65, U.S.15) Employment in the Insurance Industry, U.S.: 2004-2011 16) Employment & Earnings in Insurance Industry Occupations, U.S.: May 2011

Table of Contents

PLUNKETT'S INSURANCE INDUSTRYTRENDS & STATISTICS 2013CONTENTSChapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Insurance Industry 11) Introduction to the Insurance Industry 22) Aging Populations Create Challenges and Opportunities for the Insurance Industry 53) Sophisticated Risk Management and Prevention Programs Lead to Lower Losses 54) Risk Managers Seek Certification 65) Independent Agencies Continue to Dominate Commercial Insurance, but Play a LesserRole in Personal Lines 66) Insurance Direct Selling and E-Commerce Grow 77) Technology Drives Efficiencies in Back Office Tasks, Underwriting, Agency Networksand Customer Service 98) States Pick Up Some Wind and Flood Risk for Homeowners/Underwriters Rely onSophisticated Risk Analysis Technology to Set Rates 119) Insurance Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Continue After the Financial Crisis 1310) No End in Sight to the Growth of Specialized Insurance Lines 1311) Annuity Account Managers Create New Product Strategies 1412) Major U.S., Japanese and European Insurance Firms See Vast Promise in the Chineseand Southeast Asian Market 1513) Insurance Firms Target Markets in Emerging Nations 1614) Continued Rise in Health Care Costs 1615) Vast Number of Uninsured and Underinsured Americans 1716) U.S. Health Care Reform Act of 2010 Set to Bring Big Changes 1817) Employers Push Health Care Costs onto Employees 2118) Insurance Companies Change Strategies Due to Health Care Reform Act 2119) Malpractice Suits Are Blamed for Rising Health Care Costs/Tort Reform Is CappingAwards for Damages 2220) Hedge Funds Play a Major Role in Financial Products Including Derivatives, Lendingand Insurance 2421) Credit Default Swaps (CDS) and Derivatives Soar into the Trillions of Dollars 2522) Aging Populations, Baby Boomers Create Opportunities/U.S. Pension Accounts Top$18.5 Trillion 2723) 2010 Reform Act Increases Regulation of Financial Industry, including Banks,Investment Companies and Insurance Firms 28Chapter 2: Insurance Industry Statistics 31Insurance Industry Overview 32Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Property-Casualty Insurance Companies: 2007-1st Quarter 2012 33Typical U.S. Automobile Insurance Costs, per Year: 2012 34Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Life Insurance Companies: 2007-1st Quarter 2012 35Employers' Costs for Health Insurance, Amount & Percent of Total Compensation,U.S.: Selected Years, 2005-2012 36The Nation's Health Dollar: 2012 Where It Came From (Estimated) 37Number & Percent of Persons of All Ages with and without Health Insurance Coverage, U.S.:1999-2011 38Number & Percent of Persons of All Ages without Health Insurance Coverage,by Race/Ethnicity, U.S.: 2002-2011 39Number & Percent of Persons without Health Insurance Coverage,by Age Group, U.S.: 1999-2011 40Number & Percent of Persons without Health Insurance Coverage,by Age Group & Sex: U.S.: 2011 41Affordable Care Act Overview 42Medical Care Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2012 44Retirement Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2012 45Life Expectancy at Age 65, U.S. 46Employment in the Insurance Industry, U.S.: 2004-2011 47Employment & Earnings in Insurance Industry Occupations, U.S.: May 2011 48

Companies Mentioned

AAA (American Automobile Association)

ACE Limited (ACE Group)

AEGON NV

Aetna Inc

AFLAC Inc

Ageas

AIG American General

Alexander Forbes Limited

Alfa Insurance

Alleghany Corp

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

Allianz SE

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings AG

Allstate Corporation (The)

Alterra Capital Holdings Ltd

Ambac Financial Group Inc

American Family Insurance Group

American Fidelity Assurance Company

American Financial Group Inc

American Heritage Life Investment Corp

American International Group (AIG)

American National Insurance Company

American Service Insurance Company

American United Mutual Insurance Holding Co

AMERIGROUP Corporation

Ameriprise Financial Inc

Amica Mutual Insurance Company

AmTrust Financial Services Inc

Aon Benfield

Aon Corporation

Arch Capital Group Ltd

Argo Group International Holdings Ltd

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Arthur J Gallagher & Co

Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd

Assicurazioni Generali SpA

Assurant Employee Benefits

Assurant Health

Assurant Inc

Assured Guaranty Ltd

Assured Guaranty Municipal Holdings Inc

Atlantic American Corp

Auto-Owners Insurance Group

Aviva plc

AvMed Health Plan

AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company

AXA Financial Inc

AXA PPP Healthcare

AXA SA

AXA UK plc

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited

Bank of America Corp

Berkshire Hathaway Inc

BioScrip Inc

Blue Care Network of Michigan

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming

Blue Cross of California

Blue Cross of Idaho

Blue Shield of California

BMS Group

BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Ltd

British United Provident Association (BUPA)

Brown & Brown Inc

Bupa Health Insurance (Thailand) Ltd

Canada Life Financial Corporation (The)

Capital BlueCross

Capitol Insurance Companies

Cardif Pinnacle

CareFirst Inc

Centene Corporation

Chartis Insurance

China Life Insurance Company Ltd

China Pacific Insurance Group Co Ltd

Chubb Corporation (The)

CIGNA Behavioral Health

CIGNA Corp

Cincinnati Financial Corporation

CNA Financial Corp

CNO Financial Group Inc

CNP Assurance SA

Combined Insurance Company of America

Concentra Inc

ConnectiCare Inc

Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Ltd

Co-Operators Group Limited

CorVel Corp

COUNTRY Insurance and Financial Services

Coventry Health Care Inc

Crum & Forster Holdings Inc

CUNA Mutual Group

Dai-Ichi Mutual Life Insurance Company

DeCare International

Delphi Financial Group Inc

Delta Dental Plans Association

Dental Benefits Providers Inc

Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company

Desjardins General Insurance Group

Direct Line Insurance plc

Dongbu Insurance Co Ltd

DST Systems Inc

Ebix Inc

EHealth Inc

EmblemHealth Inc

Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd

Erie Insurance Group

Essence Group Holding Corp

Everest Re Group Ltd

Express Scripts Inc

EyeMed Vision Care LLC

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd

Farm Family Holdings Inc

Farmers Group Inc

FBL Financial Group Inc

Federated Insurance Company

Fidelity National Financial Inc

First American Financial Corporation

First Choice Health Network Inc

First Health Group Corp

Fiserv Inc

FM Global

Gallagher Heath

GEICO Corporation

General Casualty Insurance Companies

General Re Corporation

Genworth Financial Inc

GMAC Insurance Personal Lines

Golden Rule Insurance Company

Grange Mutual Casualty Company

Great American Financial Resources Inc

Great-West Life Assurance Company

Great-West Lifeco Inc

Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound

Group Health Incorporated

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Guidewire Software Inc

Hannover Re

Hanover Insurance Group Inc (The)

Hanwha General Insurance Co Ltd

Harleysville Group Inc

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (The)

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Inc

HCC Insurance Holdings Inc

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)

Health Net Inc

HealthMarkets Inc

HealthNow New York

Healthways Inc

Highmark Inc

HMS Holdings Corp

Horace Mann Educators Corporation

Horizon Healthcare Services Inc

HSB Group Inc

HSBC Holdings plc

Hub International Limited

Humana Inc

Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance Co Ltd

Independence Holding Co

Industrial Alliance Insurance & Financial Services

Infinity Property and Casualty Corp

ING Group (ING Groep NV)

ING Life Ltd

ING North America Insurance Corp

Jackson National Life Insurance Company

Japan Post Holdings Co

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group

John Hancock Financial Services Inc

Kaiser Permanente

Kansas City Life Insurance Company

Kemper Corporation

Kingsway Financial Services Inc

Korean Reinsurance Company

Legal & General Group PLC

Liberty Mutual Group Inc

Liberty National Life Insurance Company

Life Quotes Inc

Lifetime Healthcare Companies (The)

Lincoln National Corporation

Lloyds Banking Group plc

Lloyds of London

Loews Corporation

Manulife Financial Corporation

MAPFRE USA Corp

Markel Corporation

Marsh & Mclennan Companies Inc

MassMutual Financial Group

MBIA Inc

Medco Health Solutions Inc

Medical Mutual of Ohio

Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company

Mercer LLC

Mercury General Corp

MetLife Inc

Metropolitan Health Networks Inc

MGIC Investment Corp

Mid Atlantic Medical Services Inc

Midland National Life Insurance Company

Molina Healthcare Inc

Monumental Life Insurance Company

MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings Inc

Munich Re Group

Munich Reinsurance America Inc

Mutual of America Life Insurance Company

Mutual of Omaha Companies (The)

National Life Group

National Security Group Inc (The)

National Western Life Insurance Company

Nationwide Financial Network

Nationwide Financial Services Inc

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co

New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company

New York Life Insurance Co

Nippon Life Insurance Company

Noridian Mutual Insurance Company

Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co

Odyssey Re Holdings Corp

Ohio Casualty Insurance Company

Old Mutual plc

Old Republic International Corp

OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd

ORIX Corporation

Pacific Mutual Holding Co

PartnerRe Ltd

Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

Philadelphia Consolidated Holding Corp

Phoenix Companies Inc (The)

Physicians Mutual Insurance Company

Ping An Insurance (Group) Co of China Ltd

Platinum Underwriters Holdings Ltd

PMA Companies Inc

PMI Group Inc (The)

Power Financial Corporation

Premera Blue Cross

Preserver Group Inc

Presidential Life Corporation

Primerica Inc

Principal Financial Group (The)

ProAssurance Corp

Progressive Corporation (The)

Protective Life Corp

Prudential Financial Inc

Prudential plc

Radian Group Inc

Regence Group (The)

Reinsurance Group of America Inc

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd

RSA Insurance Group plc

Safeco Insurance Company of America

SafeGuard Health Enterprises Inc

Safeway Insurance Group

Sammons Enterprises Inc

Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co Ltd

Samsung Life Insurance Co Ltd

SCOR SE

Securian Financial Group Inc

Security Benefit Group of Companies

Selective Insurance Group Inc

Sentry Insurance

Seven & I Holdings Co Ltd

Sompo Japan Insurance Inc

Sony Financial Holdings Inc

Sony Life Insurance

StanCorp Financial Group Inc

Standard Life plc

State Auto Financial Corp

State Compensation Insurance Fund

State Farm Insurance Companies

Stewart Information Services Corp

Sun Life Financial Inc

Swiss Reinsurance Company

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans

TIAA-CREF

Tokio Marine Holdings Inc

Torchmark Corp

Towers Watson & Co

Transamerica

Transatlantic Holdings Inc

Travelers Companies Inc (The)

Trustmark Companies

Tufts Associated Health Plans

UnitedHealth Group Inc

UnitedHealthcare Community & State

UnitedHealthcare National Accounts

UnitedHealthcare Services Company of the River Valley

Universal American Corporation

Unum Group

USAA

USI Holdings Corporation

Verisk Analytics Inc

Vision Service Plan

W R Berkley Corporation

Warrantech Corporation

WellCare Health Plans Inc

WellPoint Inc

Wells Fargo & Co

Wells Fargo Insurance Services

Western & Southern Financial Group

Westfield Group

White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd

Willis Group Holdings Ltd

XL Group plc

XL Reinsurance America Inc

Zenith National Insurance Corp

Zurich Insurance Group Ltd

Zurich North America

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