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  1. Total Annual Loan Cost (TALC)

    Total Annual Loan Cost (TALC)

    The projected total cost that a reverse mortgage holder should expect to pay over the life of the loan.
  2. Concurrent Periods

    Concurrent Periods

    A period of time in which more than one injury or disability affects a temporary disability policyholder.
  3. Member Month

    Member Month

    The number of individuals participating in an insurance plan each month.
  4. Premium Balance

    Premium Balance

    The amount of premium that is owed to an insurer for a policy, but which has not yet been paid by the policyholder.
  5. Pre-Existing Condition Exclusion Period

    Pre-Existing Condition Exclusion Period

    A health insurance benefit provision that places limits on benefits or excludes benefits for a period of time for a medical condition that the policyholder had prior to enrolling in a health plan.
  6. Net Premiums Written To Policyholder Surplus

    Net Premiums Written To Policyholder Surplus

    A ratio of an insurance company’s gross premiums written less reinsurance ceded to its policyholders’ surplus.
  7. Net Liabilities To Policyholders' Surplus

    Net Liabilities To Policyholders' Surplus

    The ratio of an insurer’s liabilities, including unpaid claims, reserve estimation errors, and unearned premiums, to its policyholders’ surplus.
  8. Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)

    Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)

    A professional credential earned by individuals who specialize in risk management and property-casualty insurance.
  9. Lloyds Organizations

    Lloyds Organizations

    An insurance syndicate that bases its organizational structure on the one used by Lloyd’s of London.
  10. Qualifying Event

    Qualifying Event

    An event that triggers a change in a policyholder’s insurance coverage.
  11. Net Leverage

    Net Leverage

    The sum of an insurance company’s net premiums written ratio and its net liability ratio.
  12. Gross Leverage Ratio

    Gross Leverage Ratio

    The sum of an insurance company’s net leverage ratio and its ceded reinsurance leverage ratio.
  13. Reserves To Policyholders' Surplus Ratio

    Reserves To Policyholders' Surplus Ratio

    The ratio of an insurer’s reserves set aside for unpaid losses and the cost of investigation and adjusting for losses to its assets after accounting for liabilities.
  14. Losses and Loss-Adjustment Expense

    Losses and Loss-Adjustment Expense

    The portion of an insurance company’s reserves set aside for unpaid losses and the cost of investigation and adjusting for losses.
  15. Section 7702

    Section 7702

    The section of the United States Internal Revenue Code that defines what the federal government considers a life insurance contract, and that outlines how life insurance contracts are taxed.
  16. Nonstandard Auto Insurance

    Nonstandard Auto Insurance

    Auto insurance offered to drivers considered to carry the most risk.
  17. Re-Entry Term Insurance

    Re-Entry Term Insurance

    A type of term life insurance contract that offers low rates for a fixed period of time, and which will continue to offer low rates if the policyholder passes period medical examinations.
  18. Insurance Defense

    Insurance Defense

    An attorney who specializes in cases relating to insurance.
  19. Occurrence Policy (Insurance)

    Occurrence Policy (Insurance)

    An event that can result in the filing of an insurance claim.
  20. Term

    Current Liquidity

    The total amount of cash and unaffiliated holdings compared to net liabilities and ceded reinsurance balances payable.
  21. Term

    Reciprocal Insurance Exchange

    A form of insurance organization in which individuals and businesses exchange insurance contracts, and spread the risk associated with those contracts amongst themselves.
  22. Term

    Insurance Loss Control

    Risk management practices designed to reduce the likelihood of a claim being made against an insurance policy.
  23. Term

    Protected Cell Company (PCC)

    A corporate structure in which a single legal entity is comprised of a core and several cells that have separate assets and liabilities.
  24. Term

    Best's Capital Adequacy Relativity (BCAR)

    A rating of an insurance company’s balance sheet strength. Best’s capital adequacy ratio, also known as BCAR, examines an insurer’s leverage, underwriting activities, and financial performance and uses ...
  25. Term

    Preferred Auto Coverage

    Auto insurance offered to drivers considered to fall into the lowest risk profile.
  26. Term

    Standard Auto Insurance

    Auto insurance offered to drivers considered to fall into an average risk profile.
  27. Term

    Licensed For Reinsurance Only

    A license that allows a company to engage in services related to reinsurance in the state that has granted the license.
  28. Term

    Least Expensive Alternative Treatment (LEAT)

    A clause in an insurance policy that indicates that the insurer will only cover the least expensive option for treatment, repair, or remediation.
  29. Term

    Insurance Risk Class

    A group of individuals or companies that have similar characteristics which is used to determine that risk associated with underwriting a policy and the premium that should be charged for coverage.
  30. Term

    Insurance Regulatory Information System (IRIS)

    A collection of databases and tools used to analyze the financial statements of insurance companies.
  31. Term

    Insurance Grace Period

    A period of time after the premium due date in which a policyholder is able to make a premium payment without the insurance policy coverage lapsing.
  32. Term

    Financing Entity

    The party in a financing arrangement that provides money, property, or another asset to an intermediate entity or financed entity.
  33. Term

    File-And-Use Rating Laws

    Insurance regulations allowing an insurance company to use new rates prior to receiving state approval.
  34. Term

    Developed To Net Premiums Earned

    The ratio of developed premiums to net premiums earned over a given time period.
  35. Term

    Creditable Coverage

    A health insurance, prescription drug, or other health benefit plan that meets a minimum set of qualifications.
  36. Annual Crediting Cap

    Annual Crediting Cap

    The maximum rate of index growth that an annuity will be credited over a specific time period.
  37. Term

    Private-Passenger Auto Insurance Policyholder Risk Profile

    An estimate of the risk an insurance company will take on by covering a specific automobile operator with an insurance policy.
  38. Term

    Return On Policyholder Surplus

    The ratio of an insurance company’s net income to its policyholder surplus.
  39. Historic Pricing

    Historic Pricing

    A method for calculating the value of an asset using the last valuation point calculated.
  40. Advance Dividend

    Advance Dividend

    An estimate of the present value of an asset being liquidated that is used to provide an immediate dividend to uninsured depositors.
  41. Term

    Interest-Crediting Methods

    A credit method that determines how interest changes to a fixed index annuity are measured.
  42. Asset Specialist

    Asset Specialist

    A professional who is responsible for the management and disposition of assets of a financial institution.
  43. Appraised Equity Capital

    Appraised Equity Capital

    The excess of the market value of an asset over its book value.
  44. Asset Liquidation Agreement (ALA)

    Asset Liquidation Agreement (ALA)

    A contract between the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and private sector contractors contracted to manage the assets of failed financial institutions.
  45. Adverse Domination

    Adverse Domination

    A legal doctrine that allows regulators to bring litigation against a corporation’s officers and directors as long as those officers and directors remain with the corporation.
  46. Term

    Affordable Market Value (AMV)

    The sale price of a multi-family residential housing unit sold through the FDIC’s Affordable Housing Program.
  47. Asset Valuation Review (AVR)

    Asset Valuation Review (AVR)

    A process that establishes an estimate of the value of a failed bank’s assets.
  48. Assisted Merger

    Assisted Merger

    The merger of two or more financial institutions undertaken with the assistance of a regulatory organization.
  49. Assuming Institution

    Assuming Institution

    A healthy financial institution that purchases the assets of a failed financial institution.
  50. Capital Loss Coverage Ratio

    Capital Loss Coverage Ratio

    The difference between an asset’s book value and the amount received from a sale relative to the value of the nonperforming assets being liquidated.
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