What types of information do you request from my Doctor or Hospital Clinic?

What types of information do you request from my Doctor or Hospital Clinic?

As part of the typical underwriting process, a life insurance company will usually request a medical history report from a person's nominated GP or Medical Specialist when they are completing an application for insurance.

  • A formal written request for a medical report is made and paid for by the assessing life company along with an explanatory letter and a copy of the applicant's signed authority agreeing to exchange information.
  • The request is usually in a question and answer form that asks about specific outcomes.

If you would like an editable PDF version of such a form you can ask us for one and take that direct to your GP or clinic too.


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