Vesttoo has released its US COVID-19 era mortality version and excess mortality hazard forecast for the forthcoming years. The model, based on historical inhabitants and death counts in the past 80 years, revealed a rise of between 10-20% in mortality rates in 2020 in comparison with the typical historical rates, together with the danger of elevated mortality to continue in the upcoming years.
“Using proprietary AI and machine learning Hazard modeling algorithms, Vesttoo built two stochastic forecasts – one centered on historic data until the end of 2019 (before COVID-19), and the other based on historical data until November 2020, with the 2019 model assigning a probability of 0.5% for the outcomes of 2020,” said Ben Zickel, Chief Technology Officer of Vesttoo.
The increase in mortality rates are obviously seen under when comparing the 2019 model and the November 2020 model, in addition to the effect of COVID-19 on future mortality forecasts, including the current January 2021 third wave of mortality, which as the November 2020 version forecasts has high probability to become worse than the prior waves.
“Our data clearly shows the extent of COVID-19’s devastating Effects on mortality, and the probability that this trend will persist in many years to come. The insurance sector as a whole must brace for years to come by adjusting risk models and funding strategy to fight COVID-19 age stress,” said Yaniv Bertele, CEO of Vesttoo.
In Order to help insurers fight COVID-19 age strain, Vesttoo structures portfolio-specific mortality hedge programs for cedents, along with a wide Industry Loss Warranty (ILW) program, utilizing the forecasts above as the underlying index.
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