Policy Documents

Pet Insurance -- Essential Option?

J.D. (Jim) Stowe –
August 1, 2000

Veterinary medicine is becoming increasingly sophisticated. Associated with this complexity is the increasing cost of pet health care. It is inevitable! As our ability to provide more intricate and involved medicine, diagnostics, and surgery increases, the cost of delivery is bound to escalate, which means that more than our delivery system needs to be critically assessed. We must also examine the way in which we are reimbursed for our services. It calls for a fresh look at our attitudes