Parkinson's Disease

A syndrome characterized by involuntary tremor, rigidity of the muscles and slowness of body movements.

Likely Underwriting Decision

Best Case: Over age 80 with very mild symptoms, fully active and living independently, no medication, can be considered Preferred

Typical Case: Mild or moderate disease, over age 60, fully active and living independently, no complications, compliant with medication: 150 to 200%

Worst Case: Severe disease: decline

Factors Affecting the Decision

  • Current age
  • Date of diagnosisMedication/treatment
  • Response to medication treatment
  • Severity of the disease
  • History of falling or indications of dementia
  • Compliant with medical treatment and follow-up
  • Any concurrent impairment (e.g., depression)

Fast Track the App

Requirements:
APS

Fast Track:

  • Details of type of Parkinson’s
  • Type of treatment
  • Compliance and response to medication
  • Severity of the disease
  • Active and independent lifestyle (outline activities of daily living