The Anatomy of a Life Insurance Medical Exam
A quick checkup can be a final step in applying for life insurance.
What to expect
A certified medical professional will conduct the examination, which can take less than 30 minutes. The exam can be completed at your home, place of work or local medical facility.
Here are a few things to expect:
• A brief interview about your medical history
• Height and weight measurements
• Blood pressure check
• Collection of blood and urine samples
• In limited cases, an ECG or EKG reading may be required
Preparing for your exam
Follow these guidelines to ensure your appointment goes smoothly. If possible, schedule it in the morning, or at a time when you’re typically relaxed
24 hours before exam:
Avoid strenuous exercise
Get a good night’s sleep
12 hours before exam:
Avoid alcohol, caffeine and high-cholesterol foods
Wear easy-to-roll-up sleeves
Have your identification with you
1 hour before exam:
Avoid using tobacco
And that’s it! With your medical exam done, you’re one step closer to financial peace of mind. Now that you know how simple the medical exam can be, take the next step. Get your quote then apply online for coverage in minutes.1
1 Online application not available in all states.
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