Definitions for "Paramedical Exam"
A physical examination and health questions that the insurance company may require as part of the underwriting process. It is usually performed by a professional paramedical examiner.
A medical examination performed by a non-physician medical professional used to determine an applicant's health risk. The health risk is used in determining insurability and premium classification for life and health insurance.
A physical examination the insurer may require of applicants during the underwriting process. It is generally not as thorough as a full medical examination and is usually performed by nurses rather than doctors. Paramedicals are typically paid for by the insurer underwriting the application.