Your Guide to Choosing a Death Audit Vendor in 2024

The continuing degradation of the Social Security Administration's Limited Access Death Master File (DMF) makes the choice of a death audit vendor increasingly important. What are the essential aspects to consider in this selection? What important questions should you ask potential vendors? To assist you in this important decision-making [continue reading]

2024-04-26T11:19:53-05:00March 15, 2024|Death Audit & CertiDeath|

Death Audit vs. Death Data

The decline of data accessible via the Social Security Administration Death Master File (DMF) in 2011 redefined the Death Audit category. With this change, Death Audit providers became Death Data providers. This shift added complexities to death identification resulting in a significant number of missed deaths and associated overpayments [continue reading]

2024-04-26T11:16:06-05:00February 8, 2024|Death Audit & CertiDeath|

How the demise of the Death Master File is a problem and an opportunity for insurance companies

More and more, insurance companies who rely primarily on the SSA Limited Access Death Master File (DMF) are missing huge numbers of unreported deceased policyholders. In fact, our Mortality Analyses we perform for prospective clients often reveal thousands of missed deaths. It’s not the fault of insurance companies. For [continue reading]

2024-04-26T11:13:45-05:00February 8, 2024|Death Audit & CertiDeath, Insurance Industry|
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