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22 May Impaired Risks

In health insurance, impaired risks are individuals who can reasonably be expected to have an above-average number of claims due to medical history or physical impairment. Most impaired risks can be insured by use of a waiver or a waiting period....

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22 May Hazard

A circumstance that increases the likelihood or probable severity of a loss. For example, the storing of explosives in a home basement is a hazard that increases the probability of an explosion....

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22 May Grace Period

A given period of time after the due date of a premium during which the policy remains in full force, without penalty, if the premium isn’t paid on time....

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