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

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Published April 22, 2015

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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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