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Risk Financing

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Achievement of the least-cost coverage of an organization's loss exposures, while ensuring post-loss financial resource availability. The risk financing process consists of five steps: identifying and analyzing exposures, analyzing alternative risk financing techniques, selecting the best risk financing technique(s), implementing the selected technique(s), and monitoring the selected technique(s). Risk financing programs can involve insurance rating plans, such as retrospective rating, self-insurance programs, or captive insurers.

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