Diverticulitis

Please note, if the result is Not Listed then this particular carrier did not list the disease or condition in their underwriting guide.
All diseases or conditions included are listed with at least one carrier.

Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis : 

abnormal formation of pouches in the wall of the intestine, with inflammation

 

Not Listed



Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis : 
abnormal formation of pouches in the wall of the intestine, with inflammation

 

Diverticulitis

- Well controlled, asymptomatic, medically or diet managed

Preferred

- Colon resection, complete recovery and released from care, no subsequent flares, no colostomy required

Preferred

- Flare(s) requiring more than one hospitalization, complete recovery, more than 3 months

Select

Diverticulosis

Preferred



Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis : 
abnormal formation of pouches in the wall of the intestine, with inflammation

 

Minimal symptoms, managed medically, no flares within 6 months

Preferred

Hospitalized over 3 months, no current symptoms

Standard

Treated surgically, over 6 months, no current symptoms, stable weight

Standard

Surgery planned or moderate symptoms within 6 months

Postpone



Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis : 
abnormal formation of pouches in the wall of the intestine, with inflammation

 

See Irritable Bowel Syndrome



Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis : 
abnormal formation of pouches in the wall of the intestine, with inflammation

 

Medically managed

Standard

With bleeding, weight loss, or surgery recommended

Decline



Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis : 
abnormal formation of pouches in the wall of the intestine, with inflammation

 

Well controlled, asymptomatic, diet or medication managed

Standard

Surgically corrected, complete recovery and release from care, no subsequent flares and no colostomy required

Standard

Flare(s) requiring > 1 hospitalization, complete recovery, >3 months

Standard



Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis : 
abnormal formation of pouches in the wall of the intestine, with inflammation

 

Medically managed

Standard*

With bleeding, weight loss, or surgery recommended

Decline

 

 

 

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