Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

An episode of neurological dysfunction lasting less than 24 hours with no permanent neurological deficit.

Likely Underwriting Decision

Unable to consider until 6 months after episode

Average rating is Standard to 150% depending on the age

For age 70 and over: Preferred possible if remote history of TIA with equivocal findings at the time of medical work-up

Factors Affecting the Decision

  • Current age
  • Date of diagnosis and age at onset
  • Any neurological deficit
  • Number of episodes
  • Treatment
  • Medications
  • Number of strokes
  • Smoking history
  • Test results
  • Active lifestyle
  • Blood pressure and cholesterol readings
  • Any concurrent serious impairment

Fast Track the App


Fast Track:

  • Neurology workup (carotid duplex, MRI)
  • Current function (how active)
  • Lifestyle modifications