PHI News

The Hottest HR Perk These Days? Health Insurance for Pets

October 3, 2017

Associations Now recently published an article–The Hottest HR Perk These Days? Health Insurance for Pets–which was written by Ernie Smith. This article takes a look at the growing trend of having pet health insurance as a employee perk and why it’s become so popular. Pet insurance has become a popular employee benefit among thousands of companies—in […]

The Penny Hoarder: I Compared Pet Insurance Plans to See What’s Best for My Fur Babies

July 20, 2017

Wanting more information on what pet insurance plan’s are available for your pet(s)? Carson Kohler was ready to look into pet health insurance after receiving a $4,000 vet bill after their family dog became ill. She’s done her research and is now sharing what she found in a recent article, “I Compared Pet Insurance Plans to […]

Veterinarian’s Money Digest: Educating Clients About Pet Health Insurance

June 23, 2017

Veterinarian’s Money Digest recently published an article entitled “Educating Clients About Pet Health Insurance,” which was written by Maureen McKinney. In this article John Volk, special advisor to our Veterinary Relations Committee and member working group, shares his knowledge on how veterinarians can educate their clients about the important of pet health insurance and purchasing it […]

Veterinary Money Digest: Educating Clients About Pet Health Insurance

June 22, 2017

The current issue of Veterinary Money Digest, a new publication, released an article written by Maureen McKinney, “Educating Clients about Pet Insurance” that looks at NAPHIA’s Pet Insurance Best Practices Guide and includes an interview with John Volk, special advisor to our Veterinary Relations Committee and member working group. According to research from the North American Pet Health […]

New York Times: Pet Insurance Is the Latest Work Perk

June 9, 2017

The addition of pet insurance to employees benefit plans is becoming increasingly popular. In a recent article published by the New York Times, they take a look at this office perk in-depth. Written by SUSAN JENKS Jessica Parsons, an intensive-care nurse in Indianapolis, had given little thought to pet insurance. But when her employer, Indiana University Health, […]

dvm360.com: The changing pet owner: 5 trends driving change in veterinary practice

May 23, 2017

This past weekend, John Volk presented NAPHIA’s Pet Insurance Best Practices Guide at the CVC Convention in Virginia Beach. Here is a recent article from dvm360.com that summarizes the trends in the pet health insurance industry that can impact a veterinary practice. Take a look to see where we are taking our research next! When talking about pet owners, […]

Reuters: YOUR MONEY – Is pet insurance worth it?

May 2, 2017

By Beth Pinsker When my 8-month old puppy nabbed a chicken thigh bone off a plate and swallowed it whole, I was worried about many things, but the veterinarian bill was not one of them. Standing at the front counter at the emergency clinic that Sunday night, with my children tearing up next to me, I […]

Pet insurers can learn from canine cunning says Aquarium Software

April 18, 2017

A new study published in Animal Cognition demonstrating smart dogs use deception to get what they want from humans comes as no surprise to Aquarium Software. The pet insurance technologist says owners and insurers alike can learn from the findings of the study. Apr. 18, 2017 – A new study demonstrating smart dogs use deception to get […]

The IHC Group Acquires PetPartners, Inc., Exclusive Pet Insurance Partner for the American Kennel Club

March 24, 2017

The IHC Group acquires PetPartners, Inc., a pet insurance marketing and administration company, establishing full vertically integrated structure for marketing, administering, pricing and retaining risk on IHC’s pet insurance products NEW YORK, NY, Mar. 24, 2017 – The IHC Group (IHC) today announced the acquisition of 85% of the stock of PetPartners Inc., a pet insurance marketing and administration company […]

Economical Insurance completes acquisition of Canada’s largest pet insurer

January 3, 2017

Western Financial Insurance Company renamed Petline Insurance Company WATERLOO, ON, Jan. 3, 2017 /CNW/ – Economical Mutual Insurance Company, one of Canada’s leading property and casualty insurance companies, today announced the completion of its previously-announced acquisition of Western Financial Insurance Company (WFIC) and its flagship brand Petsecure from Desjardins Group. Concurrent with the acquisition, WFIC changed its legal name to Petline Insurance Company (Petline). The […]