While you may have heard about our Hambone Award for the most incredible pet health insurance claim of the year, did you know the veterinary practice involved in saving the winner gets a $10,000 grant to help pets whose owners can’t afford care? It’s true. And now through Oct. 4, … Continue reading Vote for Hambone Award: $10K to life-saving veterinary practice!
Your fax machine’s last days may well be at hand, and your veterinary team won’t have to be diverted from patient care to handle pet insurance claims. That’s because at least for Nationwide members with our pet health insurance, there’s now a mobile ap that makes filing claims easy for … Continue reading Snap, send, simple: Pet insurance claims that won’t take staff time
I’m at the AVMA Convention, which is one of the two professional gatherings at which we present updated data from our benchmark Nationwide® | Purdue Veterinary Price Index (the other presentation is at the NAVC’s VMX, with a repeat at WVC, typically). Since we’re in Indiana, Dean Logan Jordan of … Continue reading Nationwide | Purdue study shows continued recovery in veterinary pricing
Every year at the AVMA Convention I have the honor of taking the leaders of the national VBMA out to dinner. This year was no different: I indeed felt honored in the presence of so many smart, savvy veterinary students, and came away knowing our veterinary profession was in good … Continue reading The VBMA: My 2017 dinner with the future!
Should veterinarians care if a client buys pet health insurance through payroll deduction? As more and veterinarians learn that these plans make good veterinary care possible, it is indeed worth caring. That’s because pet health insurance as a voluntary benefit is not only here, but it’s huge. And it’s only … Continue reading When companies offer pet health insurance as a voluntary benefit, everyone wins
We asked a simple question in our Nationwide® Brachycephalic Breed Disease Prevalence Study: Are Bulldogs, French Bulldogs, Pugs and other such brachycelphalic breeds as healthy, more healthy or less healthy than other dogs across a range of conditions common to all dogs? The answer, in brief, is less healthy, based … Continue reading French Bulldogs and more: Taking the temperature on brachycephalic health