Laboratory 101: Impacts on Laboratory Testing

by Casey Fox on December 5, 2014

Please join us for a live, one-hour webcast as Betsy Sears discusses the impacts of various “habits” and how they can affect an applicant’s laboratory test. She will answer some of the industry’s most burning questions when it comes to laboratory testing:

  • Will e-cigarettes produce a positive cotinine result?
  • How is the legalization of marijuana affecting our insurance population?
  • How long does my applicant really need to fast prior to their paramedical exam?

Additionally, Betsy will walk you through Inside Look. She will perform a demo, highlighting how this service can be used to increase your applicant’s awareness on his or her health status.

Wednesday, December 10 
1:00 p.m. Central Time

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About Betsy

betsy headshotBetsy Sears 
Executive Vice President, Laboratory Strategy and Sales

Betsy has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance laboratory environment. Betsy works closely with ExamOne‘s laboratory operations, medical and sales staff on customer issues and supports insurance customers through a variety of presentations on laboratory, medical and risk assessment topics. Her duties also include managing some of the International Sales initiatives, Research and Development, and overseeing Insurance Client Solutions in the United States and Canada. Betsy received her B.S. degree in Medical Technology from the University of Missouri, Kansas City and her Master’s degree in Business Management from Baker University.

ExamOne Acquires Assets from OptumInsight

by admin on October 27, 2014

October 27, 2014

LENEXA, KS, October 27, 2014 / – ExamOne, a Quest Diagnostics company and leader in helping insurers meet their underwriting needs, is pleased to announce the acquisition of certain proprietary assets from OptumInsight that support the ability to provide rapid responses to data inquiries for use in life and health risk assessments. The acquired assets will streamline and improve the ScriptCheck® service offered through ExamOne.

MedPoint is one of the industry’s leading prescription tools that aggregates and organizes pharmacy claims and eligibility records into health profiles to support life and health insurance risk assessment and medical underwriting. It is integrated with up-to-date prescriber and pharmacy details along with market leading analytics. The development of an efficient channel to obtain this data helps the underwriting and risk assessment process by adding additional value and allowing for a more informed decision to be made by the insurer.

“We have a strong commitment to the insurance industry,” said Troy Hartman, President of ExamOne. “The solutions we provide make the underwriting process more convenient for insurance company home office personnel, agents and applicants. There are 95 million uninsured Americans and we are making great strides in efficiency and improving the experience when applicants apply for life insurance. The enhancements we can bring to the market with this acquisition complement the other solutions we provide to our clients and applicants and will aid in a more simplified underwriting process.”

Along with ExamOne’s expansive suite of insurance services (also known as Policy Express) the acquired technology is designed to accelerate the underwriting process, improve risk assessment, assess the accuracy of health statements and discover undisclosed doctors or medical conditions for underwriters.

ExamOne provides the most robust data information to our clients and is proud to offer the life insurance industry the most extensive access to prescription history through ScriptCheck.

As part of the acquisition, the entire team supporting this OptumInsight product will immediately transition over to ExamOne.

About ExamOne
ExamOne has provided a portfolio of services to the insurance industry since 1972. It has grown significantly through continuous innovation that meets the evolving needs of life, health and disability insurance providers and their customers. Laboratory testing was part of the company’s original services, which over time have expanded to include paramedical examinations, fraud detection, electronic data collection, and gathering attending physician statements and motor vehicle records. ExamOne also has expanded into helping individuals learn about their own health through its Inside Look™ product. (

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