Assessing COVID-19’s effect on European medical insurance

The impact of COVID-19 on medical insurers across European countries will vary significantly depending on factors like the profile of infection rates and hospital capacity in each country. However, based on some discussion with insurers across countries and initial modelling there are a number of common themes across Europe including underwriting risk, market and counterparty risk, and operational risks. Milliman’s Joanne Buckle explores these themes and others in her article “How will COVID-19 affect European medical insurers?