Insurers doing business in New York are now required to regularly search a government list of recent deaths to identify policyholders, then find and pay beneficiaries even when no claims are made.
By Associated Press|May 15, 2012 at 07:09 AM
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Insurers doing business in New York are now required to regularly search a government list of recent deaths to identify policyholders, then find and pay beneficiaries even when no claims are made.
The Department of Financial Services says that follows its investigation last year that resulted in life insurance companies paying more than $262 million to nearly 33,000 consumers nationwide.
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