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Ask the Underwriter: Pre-Conditions

May 12, 2016 | BY AL STOCKWELL and BOB PEDIGO The sixth video in the 2016 series features Chief Underwriter Danni Pedigo. Danni separates myth from reality about what preconditions are, how they may or may not progress, and how they affect the underwriting process. This video is extremely helpful at dispelling myths about many… Continue reading Ask the Underwriter: Pre-Conditions

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Ask the Underwriter: Gastric Bypass

April 7, 2016 | BY AL STOCKWELL and BOB PEDIGO The fifth video in the 2016 series explains how gastric bypass affects the case placement process, as well as dis-spells several misconceptions about the procedure. Bob and Al discuss how cases are reviewed before, immediately following, and long after bariatric surgeries are completed. Given the… Continue reading Ask the Underwriter: Gastric Bypass

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Ask the Underwriter: Stroke

March 8, 2016 | BY AL STOCKWELL and BOB PEDIGO The fourth video in the 2016 series covers the different types of strokes and how they affect the case placement process. Bob and Al discuss the importance of properly documenting recovery, lifestyle, medical history, and related factors when preparing a life policy application and cover… Continue reading Ask the Underwriter: Stroke

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Ask the Underwriter: Financial Underwriting

February 11, 2016 | BY AL STOCKWELL and BOB PEDIGO Is the amount of coverage requested on an application realistic to the case? Are the clients asking for too much or too little? Financial Underwriters will find out. Watch as Al Stockwell and Bob Pedigo talk about how financial statistics such as salary, income reporting,… Continue reading Ask the Underwriter: Financial Underwriting

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Ask the Underwriter: Sleep Apnea

January 28, 2016 | BY AL STOCKWELL and BOB PEDIGO Sleep apnea is more than just a simple case of snoring. It is a very serious medical condition that can cause chronic headaches, high blood pressure, congestive heart disease, and even stroke. The latest video in the series explains why getting treatment and follow-up treatment… Continue reading Ask the Underwriter: Sleep Apnea

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Ask The Underwriter: Crohn’s Disease

January 15, 2016 | BY AL STOCKWELL and BOB PEDIGO Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis are often misunderstood. There are numerous mitigating factors that affect each case differently, so it is important to understand how different symptoms can affect the underwriting process. Watch this video to learn more. Featuring Al Stockwell: Director of Life Marketing… Continue reading Ask The Underwriter: Crohn’s Disease

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Ask The Underwriter: Anxiety and Depression

May 5, 2014 | BY AL STOCKWELL and BOB PEDIGO Because a diagnosis of anxiety and/or depression is so common today, you need to understand how it can affect the underwriting process. Watch this video to learn more. Featuring Al Stockwell: Director of Life Marketing at Davis Life & Annuity and Bob Pedigo: Vice President… Continue reading Ask The Underwriter: Anxiety and Depression

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Ask The Underwriter: Coronary Heart Disease

April 11, 2014 | BY AL STOCKWELL and BOB PEDIGO The third in a series of 6 videos featuring Al Stockwell: Director of Life Marketing at Davis Life & Annuity and Bob Pedigo: Vice President of Underwriting. This video focuses on clients who have coronary heart disease, the questions you should ask, and how the… Continue reading Ask The Underwriter: Coronary Heart Disease