Is a stroke considered a pre-existing condition?

It is always up to the doctor's discretion to diagnose a pre-existing condition. There may be a 2 year "look back period" which means the attending medical staff will look back two years into your medical records and health history to look for any other instance or treatment of stroke or a related condition. Some plans may provide coverage for unexpected life-threatening situations related to pre-existing conditions. For more about pre-existing conditions see our page about Pre-Existing Conditions for Visitor Insurance

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