Solving the Pet Insurance Puzzle: 3 Questions Consumers Need to Ask
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From deductibles to pre-existing conditions, Petplan shares advice for pet parents

Newtown Square, PA (PRWEB) April 13, 2015

It’s no secret that pets are a part of the family; Americans spent an estimated $ 58.5 billion keeping them happy and healthy in 2014.* With veterinary care being the second highest annual expense people face, many are turning to pet insurance to help ease the financial burden. Pet parents are more aware of pet insurance now than ever before thanks to organizations like AARP, who began offering exclusive member discounts on Petplan pet insurance in 2014, and insurance providers like Farmer’s and Nationwide, who inked deals with Pet’s Best and VPI respectively.

With more than a dozen providers in the market, picking the right pet insurance plan can be daunting – but considering that every six seconds a pet parent is faced with a vet bill over $ 3,000,** the need for coverage is critical. Here are three questions consumers should always ask before buying a policy:

1. Does the policy cover all illnesses and injuries as standard?
A good value plan will include coverage for hereditary and chronic conditions as standard – which means there’s no need to purchase add-ons to basic coverage. Options to buy things like hip dysplasia riders or additional coverage for chronic diseases like cancer or diabetes should rai…………… continues on Benzinga

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