My pet insurance policy mentions a "deductible." What is that?

Published April 22, 2015

The deductible is the amount that you're responsible for, before your insurance coverage applies. It's deducted right off the top, before the insurance company pays on a claim. You're probably familiar with deductibles from other types of insurance (health insurance, car insurance, etc.). A pet insurance policy will have one of two types of deductibles:

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