Health Class Medical and Lifestyle Guidelines

This chart should should only be used as a general guide, as the health requirements for each company will vary.  Your Health Class will ultimately be determined by the underwriting  insurance company.  The InstantQuoteLifeInsurance Health Analyzer incorporates each company’s actual health and lifestyle guidelines.

Note:  Life insurance companies also factor in height and weight when underwriting a policy.

Underwriting
Criteria

Preferred Plus
Health Class

Preferred
Health Class

Standard Plus
Health Class

Standard
Health Class

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Health/Medical History and Physical/Mental
Impairments
No health impairments allowed. No personal history of cardiovascular disease or diabetes.No health impairments allowed. No personal history of cardiovascular disease or diabetes.Some health impairments allowed. Can have personal history of certain cardiovascular diseases or diabetesSome health impairments allowed. Can have personal history of certain cardiovascular diseases or diabetes
Tobacco/Nicotine.  No use of nicotine or nicotine substancesIn the last 5 years (occasional cigar may be allowed).In the last 3 years (occasional cigar may be allowed).In the last 2 years (occasional cigar may be allowed).In the last 12 months (occasional cigar may be allowed).
Blood Pressure, treated or untreated, currently controlled and average readings do not exceed:

Age 0-50       135/85

 

Age 51-64     140/85

Age 0-50
140/90

 

Age 51-64
145/90

Age 0-50      145/90

 

Age 51-64    150/90

Age 0-50
150/90

 

Age 51-64
155/90

Maximum Cholesterol, treated or untreated230250280300
Cholesterol/HDL Ratio

Female           4.0

 

Male               4.5

Female
5.0

 

Male
5.5

Female           6.0

 

Male               6.5

Female
7.0

 

Male
7.5

Driving History.  No DUI, reckless driving, license revocation or suspensionsIn the last 7 years.In the last 5 years.In the last 3 years.In the last 2 years
Family HistoryNo cancer or coronary artery disease in either parent before age 60.No Death from cancer or coronary artery disease before age 60Not more than one death of a parent due to coronary artery disease prior to age 60.Not more than one death of a parent due to coronary artery disease prior to age 60.
Alcohol/Substance Abuse.  No history of or treatment for alcohol or substance abuse.EverIn the last 10 years.In the last 7 years.In the last 7 years
AviationCommercial airline pilots accepted. Private pilots – may qualify with aviation exclusion.Commercial airline pilots accepted. Private pilots – may qualify with aviation exclusion.Commercial airline pilots accepted. Private pilots – may qualify with aviation exclusion.Commercial airline pilots accepted. Private pilots – may qualify with aviation exclusion.
Hazardous Activities (i.e. Skydiving, Hang gliding, Rock climbing, Scuba diving, etc.)Available only if no flat extra premium would be required.Available; however, may have flat extra.Available; however, may have flat extra.Available; however, may have flat extra.
Residency-CitizenshipMust be permanent U.S. resident for past 3 years and either U.S. citizen or have permanent Visa or Green Card.Must be permanent U.S. resident for past 3 years and either U.S. citizen or have permanent Visa or Green Card.Must be permanent U.S. resident for past 2 years and either U.S. citizen or have permanent Visa or Green Card.Must be permanent U.S. resident for past 2 years and either U.S. citizen or have permanent Visa or Green Card.

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