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Does Being A Celiac Affect Insurance Quotes

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I am certain that I have problems with gluten, however I am not sure if I should actually go through with the tests and have the outcome affect my future insurance costs. Has this disease affected anyones insurance? Can I go without knowing for sure? Or do I need to get all of the tests to be sure there isn't anything else that is complicating matters such as Chrones and Ulcerative Colitis?

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Sara

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when I lost my insurance through my employer I had a really hard time getting coverage. I was actually denied coverage because of it even though I am healthier with the dx than I was before the dx... It was really stupid. I ended up having to go back to the same company that had insured me through my employer and just roll over that plan into an individual plan so that they wouldn't ask me any health questions. I don't know if anyone else has had this experience, but this is my personal experience. It was extremely frustrating to say the least. I did finally get one company to say they would insure me, but that ANYTHING having to do with the Celiac dx would be denied. Ridiculous.

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I think you should find out if you have it or not. I guess you could just go gluten free and see how you feel after a while. As for insurance I am not sure, but I do not think it would. It could maybe depend on the kind of insurance you have. Like me with cancer, my rates did not go up, but I think if had should have had to change insurance companies for some reason I have heard some will put a rider on them for a year and not cover exsisting problems. I am not on medicare so I do not really have to worry about that part.

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