How Insurance Companies Will Influence Rates Based On Your Tweets: Social Insura...

Posted on by Brandon Klein

Insurance Companies Already Influence Rates Based on Historical Behavior
Nothing new here. Insurance and Healthcare companies want safe and healthy customers. In fact, AllState’s mantra of rewarding good drivers with lower rates has been the mainstay of their advertising blitz. Health companies like Kaiser encourage members to participate in ‘Wellness programs‘, to increase overall awareness of healthy lifestyles and health. We already know that age, health, and behavior is already factored into rates, so we should expect insurance companies to extend their programs to also include social data.