by Pawlicy Advisor
Pet Insurance Terms

What is Coverage?

Coverage is what is covered by a particular pet insurance plan. Every pet insurance plan is unique and will cover different treatments, procedures, and illnesses.

For example, some insurance plans are “accident-only” meaning that they will not cover any costs associated with treating illnesses or regular veterinary care. Other pet insurance plans may cover illness, but may not cover prescription foods for your pet’s general health or routine veterinary care.

How Coverage Works

Every pet insurance plan will have a detailed breakdown of what coverage that plan includes. Different coverage types include accident, illness, alternative therapies, dental, poison, behavioral issues, and more. Various forms of coverage may be especially important to your pet’s breed, based on what they may be more susceptible to. Pet insurance plans will vary widely in what they cover, so it’s crucial that you take a close look at what each plan will and will not cover.

Key Takeaways

  • Coverage defines what a specific pet insurance plan will cover, such as illness, accidents, cancer, wellness exams, prescriptions, and more.
  • A customized pet insurance plan can make sure you’re receiving optimal coverage for your pet’s breed and specific needs.

Related Terms

Coverage Requirements
Coverage requirements are the specific requirements your insurance claim must meet to receive reimbursement from your pet insurance provider.
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Coverage Score
A coverage score is a Pawlicy Advisor exclusive feature that scores pet insurance plans based on your pets specific attributes and breed.
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Covered Costs
Covered costs are treatments and procedures that are eligible for reimbursement by your specific pet insurance plan.
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