Can being an anti-vaxxer raise your life insurance rates?

| March 22, 2019

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Can being an anti-vaxxer raise your life insurance rates? Term life insurance is pretty simple. You buy it for a certain period of time, usually 30 years. If you pass away during that period, it pays out. If the insurer thinks your risk of dying during that time is high, you'll pay more, and vice versa.  One-way insurers determine your life expectancy is with a medical exam. They'll weigh you and collect your blood and urine — similar to getting a physical. But does it check to see if you've been vaccinated or not? Vaccinations & life insurance. A life insurer will probably never ask you whether you vaccinate, especially if you are otherwise healthy, said Colin No, a case manager for Policygenius. It would only become an issue if not vaccinating caused an illness you'd have to manage going forward, said Warren Robbins, senior sales associate for Policygenius. (Side note: You should follow your doctor's guidance when it comes to vaccines. They keep millions of people from getting terrible and often deadly diseases.).

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