What is Tele-underwriting?02 December 2014 Back to results
If you disclose a medical condition and our underwriters need more information, we might decide to ask for a tele-interview(Opens new window) instead of a GP report. All of our tele-interviews are carried out by qualified nurses, using a third-party company, Medicals Direct.
What are the benefits?
- Time savings – tele-underwriting may reduce the turnaround time of your application as there’s no need to wait for a GP report to be returned to us.
- Increased disclosures – the quantity and quality of disclosures should increase.
- You may feel more at ease – talking to a qualified nurse will give you the reassurance you need and make you feel at ease when giving personal details about your health.