NAPHIA releases top 10 insurance claims for 2013


This data is being shared with pet owners to illustrate the value of insurance.

Each September, the North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA) celebrates Pet Health Insurance month, educating pet owners about the importance of pet health insurance and how it works.

This year, the organization aims to drive home the message that being insured really does pay by sharing NAPHIA Member's Top 10 Claims of 2013. Take a look at the following data, which demonstrates the level of claims paid out to dog and cat owners by pet health insurance providers for advanced veterinary medicine.

Dogs 1 $40,606 Hip Dysplasia,

3-year-old female Border Collie Cross 2 $36,485 Pleural Effusion,

1-year-old male Rottweiler 3 $29,173 Insulinoma; Post-Op Pancreatitis / Biliary Obstruction,

7-year-old male Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier 4 $27,142 Toxic Myelodysplasia,

8-year-old female Beagle 5 $25,442 Spay Complication / Systemic Infection,

1-year-old female mixed breed

Source: NAPHIA 2013 State of the Industry Report


Cats 1 $17,685 Inflammatory Bowel Disease,

6-year-old male Siamese Cross 2 $16,704 Acute Renal Failure Syndrome,

10-year-old male Domestic Shorthair (age 10) 3 $16,552 Hypoglycemia Crisis With Seizures,

3-year-old male mixed breed 4 $10,000 Cholecystitis,

12-year-old male Domestic Shorthair 5 $7,000 Sarcoma,

12-year-old female Domestic Shorthair

Source: NAPHIA State of the Industry Report


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