Five trends in pet medical insurance
April 3, 2019The human-animal bond is evolving, and pet parents want their canine and feline family members to live longer, healthier lives. As human life expectancy and quality increase, we want our loyal companions with us well into their/our senior years, because, let’s face it, those years come far too soon. Veterinary medicine, in parallel with human medicine, has advanced leaps and bounds over the years. As a result, veterinarians can now routinely detect and treat disease …
AVMA health insurance in limbo following court ruling
April 2, 2019The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is not backing away on its promise to deliver health insurance plans to its members following a ruling by a federal district court judge. Last week, the judge sent a recent rule allowing association health plans back to the Department of Labor to revisit certain aspects of it the court found objectionable. “We are disappointed, obviously, but we knew this was a possibility, and we know this isn’t …
AVMA LIFE Insurance expected to resume following new federal rule
October 16, 2018The American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) AVMA LIFE Insurance is working to resume offering health insurance to association members, once the association has dealt with complicated federal and state regulations.