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East Coast Motor Club
(718) 863-2525
2319 westchester Ave
Bronx, NY
Alternate Phone Number
7188632525
Services
Low Cost Auto Insurance, Homeowers Insurance and Commercial Insurance
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Allstate Insurance - Al Buglione
(914) 667-0570
565 Gramatan Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
 
The Donovan Agency
(914) 250-2080
71 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY
Alternate Phone Number
914-250-2080
Services
Home, Auto, Business, Health & Life Insurance

rocio sanchez
(646) 266-3311
35 31 102 st corona queens
ney york, NY
Alternate Phone Number
6462663311
Services
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Nationwide Insurance
(718) 938-0861
Queens Blvd
Long Island City, NY
Alternate Phone Number
718-938-0861
Services
Auto-Home-Life-Business Insurance

Abatelli Insurance
(718) 352-6000
2455 Francis Lewis Blvd
Whitestone, NY
Alternate Phone Number
718.352.6000
Services
Auto, Commercial & Homeowners Insurance

The State Farm Agency of Glenn Bartlett
(201) 945-0404
400 Palisade Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ
Alternate Phone Number
201-945-0404
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The Donovan Agency
(914) 250-2080
71 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY
Alternate Phone Number
914-250-2080
Services
Home, Auto, Business, Health & Life Insurance

Nationwide Insurance
(718) 938-0861
Queens Blvd
Long Island City, NY
Alternate Phone Number
718-938-0861
Services
Auto-Home-Life-Business Insurance

John O'Brien Insurance Agy Inc
(914) 793-5100
2016 Central Park Ave
Yonkers, NY
 

Opinion: Let’s Reform Health Care For a Better Tomorrow

Health-care reform would be especially good for our profession, as practice owners and employers wouldn’t have the financial burden and social obligation of carrying health insurance for their employees.

Many veterinary hospitals, like other small businesses, don't always have the money or the will to offer health coverage as a benefit.

One of my former receptionists, Martha, had health-care insurance during the six years she was on my staff. Then she went to work at another hospital that did not provide health insurance. When Martha developed symptoms of a urinary tract infection, she delayed going to see the doctor because she and her husband were saving for a house and she was uninsured. Six weeks later, she did go to the doctor and was told she had advanced cervical cancer.
 
Martha died in three days. She was only 32 and had been married for 10 years. Everyone who knew Martha was upset that she put off seeing the doctor because she didn’t have health insurance. This is a sad but true story.

Many people believe that not having insurance isn't a good excuse for not getting yourself checked out if a problem comes up. But the sad part is that Martha was so young to have this type of cancer. Who would have suspected?
 
In this century, in this country, people should not lose health insurance because they move to another job or because their employer has to cut back or shut down.

The recession is filtering people out of employment daily. People should be able t...

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Pet Insurance: Benefit Schedules as Managed Care

Editor’s Note:

Jack L. Stephens, DVM, the father of pet health insurance in the U.S., wrote an article about the 80/20 percent reimbursement model of pet insurance on June 25, 2009. On August 20, 2009, Tom Kendall, DVM, replied, warning of pitfalls in that model making the case for a benefit schedule. In this piece, Dr. Stephens responds and poses a challenge.

Tom,

Pet insurance can and must be easy and straightforward to understand. Pet owners need to know how much they will be reimbursed for their pet’s care, otherwise how can pet owners plan financially?

With the benefit schedule you describe, clients receive 50-55 percent reimbursement of veterinary care according to the VPI report to the Vet Partners Association. I believe this is a form of managed care, when fees are set with no regard to practice cost, quality of care, differences in economic areas and, of course, the severity or complications of treatments.

For example, as you know, not all pets with pancreatitis respond the same, so how can there be only one benefit amount?

When reimbursements are much lower than actual cost, many clients make the wrong assumption: Their veterinarian must have overcharged. This is not good for the pet owner, the veterinarian or the pet insurance industry.

A benefit schedule in the early days of pet insurance made more sense because most veterinary care was similar. Not so today, where cost and delivery of care vary widely. It is the insurance company...

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