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Pet health insurances and contract services: the potential for practice involvement
  1. N King,
  2. J Gripper,
  3. EW Hallam,
  4. SL Foster,
  5. JW Walsby,
  6. SD Gunn and
  7. D Carter


Pet medical insurance has appreciable advantages and the existing policies appear to provide a beneficial service. But administrative costs of the small premiums involved make it of doubtful commercial attraction or benefit to the client. However, practice contract service schemes reduce administrative costs and can provide many of the advantages of insurance. Such a scheme is described. A coordinating agency outside the practice to produce promotional material, contracts, formulae for setting premiums and exclusions and to act as an arbitration agency for disputes could be established given the demand.

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