Allianz Medical Questionnaire Basic
For Emergency Hospital & Medical Single-trip, Multi-trip, and All-inclusive plans. This questionnaire applies to ages 60 and over, travelling for any duration.
If you wish to issue a policy it MUST be returned to your travel insurance representative and completed on quicktic.
Key Terms Used in this Application
Activities of daily living means any of the following:
• using the toilet
• changing positions (including getting in and out of a bed or chair)
Artery or vein disorder includes aneurysm, atherosclerosis, blood clots, carotid artery stenosis, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), peripheral vascular disease (PVD), varicose veins excluding spider veins, thrombophlebitis.
Auto-immune disorder includes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Graves' disease, Lou Gehrig’s disease, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, sarcoidosis any location, scleroderma, systematic lupus erythematosis.
Blood Disorder includes anemia (other than vitamin B-12 deficiency anemia), hematochromatosis, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), hemophilia, polycythemia vera, thrombophilia, thalassemia, Sickle-cell anemia.
Digestive tract disorder includes Crohn’s disease, bowel, colon and intestinal disorder, diverticulitis, diverticulosis, esophagus disorder, hernia, stomach disorder, gastritis, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), ulcer, ulcerative colitis.
Digestive tract disorder does not include gastroesophaegeal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn and acid reflux.
Effective date means the later of:
a) the date and time the completed application is accepted by Allianz Global Assistance or its representative; or
b) the date indicated as the effective date on your confirmation of coverage; or
c) for Multi-trip Plans, the date you exit your province or territory of residence for each trip.
If you purchase a Multi-trip Plan after you have exited your province or territory of residence, effective date means the date indicated as the effective date on your confirmation of coverage.
For Trip Cancellation & Interruption Prior to Departure benefits, effective date means the date you make the initial non-refundable payment for your trip.
If you purchase your policy after you have exited your province or territory of residence, any sickness that manifests itself during the first 48 hours after the effective date is not covered even if related expenses are incurred after the 48-hour waiting period.
Heart condition includes angina or chest pain, arrhythmia, arteriosclerosis, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defect, congestive heart failure, cardiomyopathy, carotid artery occlusion, heart attack (myocardial infarction), heart murmur, irregular heart rate or beat, any other condition relating to the heart or cardiovascular system.
Heart surgery includes ablation, angioplasty, heart bypass operation, implanted defibrillator, implanted pacemaker, valve replacement (repair), valvuloplasty.
Internal condition includes gallbladder disease, kidney disorder (including kidney stones), liver disease, ovarian or uterine disorder, prostate or urinary disorder, spleen and/or pancreatic disorder.
Lung/respiratory condition includes asbestosis, bronchial asthma, bronchiectasis, chronic asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary fibrosis, sleep apnea (using a CPAP machine), tuberculosis.
Major organ means, heart, kidney, liver or lung.
Minor ailment means a sickness or injury which ended more than 30 days prior to the effective date and which did not require:
a) treatment for a period longer than 15 consecutive days; or
b) more than one follow-up visit to a physician; or
c) hospitalization, surgery, or referral to a specialist.
Medical consultation means any medical services obtained from a licensed medical practitioner for a sickness, injury or medical condition, including but not limited to any or all of: history taking, medical examination, investigative testing, advice or treatment, and during which a diagnosis of the condition need not have been definitively made. This does not include regular medical check-ups where no medical signs or symptoms existed between check-ups or were found during the check-up.
Muscle, bone and joint disorder includes degenerative disc disease (DDD), fibromyalgia, herniated disc, osteoporosis, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis, sciatica, scoliosis, spinal stenosis, spondylitis/ spondylosis.
Neurological disorder includes Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, brain injury, brain tumor, cerebral palsy, Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease, Cushing’s syndrome, epilepsy, Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), Parkinson’s disease, seizure, trigeminal neuralgia (TN or TGN).
Signs or symptoms means any evidence of disease experienced by you or recognized through observation.
Stable describes any medical condition or related condition, including any heart condition or lung/respiratory condition, for which:
a) there has been no new treatment; and
b) there has been no change in treatment or change in treatment frequency or type; and
c) there have been no signs or symptoms or new diagnosis; and
d) there have been no test results showing deterioration; and
e) there has been no hospitalization; and
f) there has been no referral to a specialist (made or recommended) and you are not awaiting the results of further investigations performed by any medical professional.
The following are considered stable:
a) Routine (not prescribed by a physician) adjustment of insulin to control diabetes provided the insulin was not first prescribed during the time period specified in the Pre-Existing Conditions Exclusion shown on your confirmation of coverage.
b) Change from a brand name medication to a generic medication provided the medication was not first prescribed during the time period
c) The routine adjustment of Coumadin or Warfarin provided the Coumadin or Warfarin was not first perscribed during the time period specified in the Pre-Existing Conditions Exclusion shown on your confirmation of coverage.
d) A minor ailment.
Terminal applies to a medical condition for which a physician gave a prognosis of eventual death or for which palliative care was received prior to the effective date.
Treatment means a medical, therapeutic or diagnostic procedure prescribed, performed or recommended by a physician including, but not limited to, prescribed medication, investigative testing or surgery.