earned premium

Definition of "earned premium"
  1. The portion of an insurance premium that has been 'used up' during a policy period and is not refundable to the policyholder if the policy is canceled
How to use "earned premium" in a sentence
  1. If a certain policyholder cancels their insurance coverage after six months, the company is entitled to the earned premium for that period.
  2. The insurance company calculates the earned premium to determine how much the insurer has officially earned.
  3. The earned premium is usually noted in the insurer's financial statement to mark the realized income from the insurance policies in force.

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