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I'm an independent life insurance broker specializing in final expense policies issued without a medical exam, but using the Medical Information Bureau, prescription drug check and telephone interview. Once you are 90 days post treatment for the stroke (other than allowed maintenance drug treatment), you qualify for $5,000 full immediate benefit life coverage. Once you are 12 months post treatment, up to $25,000 of a 2 year graded benefit life plan is available. And 5 years post treatment, immediate full benefits are available up to at least $50,000 all without an exam or very time consuming insurer writing for the medical records from your physicians . For a quote, cal Robert Gersten, CLU at 617-795-1932.
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Q: Where could a surviving stroke patient get life insurance?
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