Can you get Life Insurance if you have had an Angioplasty

By | March 12, 2009

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Yes you still can find and buy Life Insurance if you have had an Angioplasty procedure.  There are a number of issues you need to take into consideration and some steps to take to help ensure that you get the absolute best life insurance rates. 

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Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty or PCTA.

This procedure is more common than you probably think, it involves placing a flexible tube or catheter through an incision in the skin.  It goes into an artery commonly the femoral artery then moving the catheter to the coronary artery.

The rating for those who have undergone PTCA depends primarily upon the age of the applicant and severity of underlying coronary artery disease (CAD).

Information you should provide to your life insurance broker or agent so they can shop or quick quote the life insurance carriers underwriters. This process will give you a good idea of what your premiums could possibly cost without having to go through the complete underwriting process.

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