Stanford has teamed up with Nationwide Insurance to offer benefits-eligible postdocs coverage for their dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets. Under Nationwide’s plans, you can opt for a Pet Wellness Plan, a Major Medical Comprehensive Plan, or a combination of both. Additionally, you can continue to see your family vet because this insurance is accepted by veterinarians worldwide.
Stanford pet parents who are active, benefits-eligible postdocs now have three Nationwide Insurance plans to choose from. Plan prices for Stanford postdocs include a 5% discount; if you have multiple pets, you may qualify for discounts of up to 15%. All plans include a 10-day, 100% money-back guarantee from Nationwide. Premiums are based on age of pet, species, size (as an adult) and state of residence; unfortunately, you cannot insure a pet with a pre-existing condition.
|Pet Wellness Plan||Includes wellness exams, vaccinations, and flea/heartworm prevention||$0 annual deductible; premiums start at $21/month|
|Major Medical Comprehensive||Covers accidents, common illnesses, serious/chronic illnesses, hereditary conditions, procedures, hospitalizations and prescription medication. The age limit for cats and dogs for initial enrollment in this plan is 9 years.||$250 annual deductible; premiums start at $29/month|
|Both Major Medical & Pet Wellness||includes everything listed above||$250 annual deductible for medical claims; premiums start at $47/month|
To Enroll in Pet Insurance
Or, call 877-738-7874 and mention you are a benefits-eligble postdoc at Stanford University to receive the discount on their policy.