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For journalists and reporters interested in the rapidly changing world of insurance, LifeScore Labs is always available to lend a perspective and share our learning. Click below to see some of the press coverage mentioning our work and the products.

The sweeping letter was a warning to the industry. It spilled over six single-spaced pages and 2,000 words, putting life insurers on notice for the emerging use of unconventional data in their automated underwriting...

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Franklin Madison Group LLC, a company that markets financial services to financial institutions, said earlier this week that it has agreed to offer the Ethos term life insurance program to its 3,500 financial institution clients.

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In reality, it has long been the case that what you pay for life insurance could at least be affected by your next Instagram post. It is already legal, and increasingly common, for life insurers to use so-called “nontraditional” sources of public data — including credit scores, court documents, and motor vehicle records...

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MassMutual’s LifeScore Labs, a division working on portability and scoring of life insurance risk, has launched a consumer-facing tool on its site that aims to provide some visibility into how algorithms interpret data...

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MyLifeScore360 is a free online risk scoring tool that provides insights to how an insurance carrier may measure their risk, by answering 10 questions on such characteristics as age, height, weight and smoking-status, among others. Based on their answers, consumers...

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MyLifeScore360, which is an abbreviated version of the LifeScore360 product available to life insurers, gives individuals transparency into the life insurance underwriting process...

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Sears Merritt is one of the people helping life insurers figure out what applying fast computers, giant databases, and rocket-scientist-type math to insurance can do for performance...

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LifeScore Labs, an initiative of MassMutual’s (Springfield, Mass.) Data Science team, has entered into an agreement with Swiss Re U.S. Life & Health (Armonk, N.Y.) for the reinsurer to support LifeScore360, LifeScore Labs’ standards-based algorithmic risk scoring solution. MassMutual reports that Swiss Re will offer LifeScore360 as an additional analytics option for the reinsurer’s Magnum automated underwriting system...

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LifeScore Labs and leading reinsurer Swiss Re today announced a collaboration to support LifeScore360, LifeScore Labs’ standards-based algorithmic risk scoring solution. LifeScore360 will be offered as an additional analytics option for Swiss Re's automated underwriting system (Magnum)...

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Ask people in the insurance industry to describe digital disruption, and you'll get a wide range of answers. Some think of it from a short-term perspective: Customers expect to be able to buy and service their products digitally, and that means it’s time to implement...

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iPipeline® – a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry – and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) today announced a partnership agreement with MassMutual’s LifeScore Labs...

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LifeScore Labs, a division of MassMutual, and insurance technology provider iPipeline are collaborating to offer a risk model for life insurance to the general market of carriers...

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