USAA taps EHR tech to expedite life insurance application

“By using portal retrieval technology and existing EHR platforms, we can provide our members a more secure, easy way to supply records to get a policy decision as soon as possible” – medical director at USAA, Dr. Steven Dunlap. The Gist: USAA is one of the first US life insurers to allow consumers to use electronic health records (EHR) to simplify the life insurance purchase process. First,
EHR are different from electronic medical records (EMR). Have a look.

Second, USAA says its solution is currently available to applicants with patient portal access to their health records at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, or Kaiser-Permanente.