Insurance Companies Note Jump In Death Payouts Amid 40% Rise Among Prime-Age Americans, by Conan Milner

Here is a comprehensive graphical analysis of the recent large increase in deaths among 18 to 65 year olds. From Conan Milner at The Epoch Times via zerohedge.com:

nsurance companies are reporting a jump in death payouts due to a dramatic rise in the number of deaths. The rise in the death rate is being corroborated by death certificate data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

More people are dying at younger ages and it’s not because of COVID-19. But it isn’t the government making a fuss about it, it’s life insurance companies.(IR Stone/Shutterstock)

The death rate is up by 40 percent from pre-pandemic levels according to Scott Davison, chief executive of OneAmerica, a major insurance company based in Indianapolis. During an online news conference on Dec. 30, 2021, Davison said the change was unprecedented.

We are seeing, right now, the highest death rates we have seen in the history of this business,” he said.

OneAmerica sells life insurance to employers nationwide, and similar figures are found throughout the industry.

“The data is consistent across every player in that business,” Davison said. “And what we saw just in the third quarter—we’re seeing it continue into the fourth quarter—is that death rates are up 40 percent over what they were pre-pandemic. Just to give you an idea of how bad that is, a three-sigma or a one-in-200-year catastrophe would be a 10 percent increase over pre-pandemic. So 40 percent is just unheard of.”

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