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Claims paid

Claims paid are recorded as expenses for the period when the benefits are paid before the reinsurers' share. The recording of claims paid is thus made on accrual basis. In addition to benefits, claims paid also include claims handling expenses.

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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