Life and health insurers to date have been slow to sell policies online. But within the next four years, carriers will sell $12.8 billion in life and health products on the Internet-up from $1.1 billion last year.That's the conclusion of a forecast released by IDC, a Framingham, Mass.-based technology research firm. The growth in online life and health insurance sales will be spurred by several factors, according to IDC.
Key among them is the increase in Internet access and shopping that will occur during the forecast period, as well as demographic changes that will stimulate both online and offline life and health insurance sales.
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