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Pet Insurance Claims

How to File a Pet Insurance Claim

When something is wrong with your pet, the last thing you want to deal with is uncertainty or a messy insurance process. Learning how to file a pet insurance claim beforehand can save you time and put your mind at ease.
When something is wrong with your pet, the last thing you want to deal with is uncertainty or a messy insurance process. Learning how to file a pet insurance claim beforehand can save you time and put your mind at ease.

Here are a few tips to help you.

Know What Your Insurance Covers
Take time now to understand the details of your pet insurance policy. What is covered? What isn't? Are there instances where a claim will be denied due a specific variable? If you have questions when reading your policy, call your insurance company or agent. They are there to help!

Keep Receipts from Vet Visits
You should always keep the receipts and any other paperwork from your visits to the vet. Your insurance company may ask to see these documents. When filing your claim you should include a copy of any relevant documents.

Call Your Insurance Company Right Away
The sooner your involve your insurance company, the better off you'll be. Once you know that you'll be filing an insurance claim you should give your agent or provider a call to discuss the best way to move forward.

Use Online Resources
Does your pet insurance company offer claim submissions online? Check your provider's website to see if can use this speedy tool to file a claim.