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What Does A Life Insurance Blood Test Look For?

What Does A Life Insurance Blood Test Look For in 2016? When you apply for a life insurance policy, the insurance company is going to perform what is called an ABC-Automated Blood Count blood test.– Some labs refer to it as the CBC-Complete Blood Count   I put together a list of what exactly they will be testing for, so you can get the best results.  If you have any questions do not hesitate to leave a comment. Blood Pressure Blood pressure is the force applied by circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels.  High blood pressure increases the risk […]

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Yes, but..  Most life insurance companies require a brief physical performed by a health professional paid for by the insurance company. The exam takes about 30 minutes and entails the recording your height, weight and blood pressure. They will also take a small blood and urine sample.  Will alcohol show up on my life insurance blood test if I had a drink recently? The insurance companies perform what is called an ABC-Automated Blood Count blood test.  Some labs refer to it as the CBC-Complete Blood Count.  The ABC blood test does check the liver enzymes like GGT, ALT, AST as […]

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Tips For The Life Insurance Blood Test 2016 Edition Ah, the life insurance blood test.  While the sound of it may not be pleasant, the good news is it’s really not that bad. The whole exam process takes about a half an hour, and involves a licensed medical professional coming out to your home or office and taking your height, weight, blood pressure reading,  and a small blood and urine sample. In some cases, an EKG may be required.  It’s really similar to an annual checkup you get from your physician. Why Does The Life Insurance Company Need A Blood […]

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Tips For The Life Insurance Blood Test As part of the application process, most life insurers are going to require a brief health screening.  The health screening, also referred to a a praamed exam, is done in the convenience of your home, office or a health facility.  It takes about 30 minutes and involves a certified health professional measuring your height, weight and taking a small blood and urine sample.  For some applicants, a resting EKG will be done as well. Follow the tips to ace your exam & save money! 1. Take your medical exam in the morning, if […]