Conditional Binding Receipt


Definition of "Conditional binding receipt"

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Same as term Conditional Receipt: evidence of a temporary contract obliging a life or health insurance company to provide coverage as long as a premium accompanies an acceptable application. This gives the company time to process the application and to issue or refuse a policy, as the case may be. If the applicant were to die before a policy is issued, the company will pay the death benefit if the policy would have been issued. For example, Mr. A applies for $100,000 of life insurance but is killed by an automobile before the policy is issued. The company finds that it would have issued the policy, and therefore pays $100,000 to the beneficiary.

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