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Can I See a Specialist if I Have Pet Insurance?
Most people know that pet insurance covers trips to a regular vet, but what about a specialist? These highly trained (and often expensive) doctors can treat unusual conditions but many owners fear their costs will not be covered by their insurance plan.
I researched this subject and found that in nearly all cases, pet insurance benefits apply to specialists as well. I have searched and interviewed the 13 pet insurance companies currently available in the United States and, with all companies, you can visit any veterinarian you want in any part of the country. This includes visiting your regular veterinarian for a check-up, a vet down the road for a second opinion, or even an unfamiliar vet while you are on vacation. That also applies to specialists regardless of their location. That’s good news for pets with very particular needs.
I hope this answers the question of whether you can see a specialist with pet insurance.
Is Pet Insurance Right for you?
The best pet insurance offers coverage that’s broad enough for whatever care your pet needs and with enough options to get the perfect coverage for you and your pet.
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