The Basics of Pet Health Insurance


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Snoopy is a pure bred Corgi. His mother and father were siblings as were their parents. He loves being outside. Why might an insurance company not cover conditions in Snoopy?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. A defect present at birth, which will most likely not be covered by a pet health insurance policy, is formally called which of the following?

2. What do we call the percent share of the costs of a covered health care service that is the client's responsibility?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of what animal health insurance is and the advantages and disadvantages of getting it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Genetic defect that can arise several years after birth
  • A defect present at birth
  • Portion of the costs of a covered health care service that the client is responsible for
  • Amount of money a person must pay out of pocket for health care services before coverage kicks in
  • Monthly or annual payment an owner pays to remain active on the policy

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related animal health insurance lesson
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding the components of animal health insurance and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as pros and cons of animal health insurance

Additional Learning

To learn more about pet insurance, review the lesson on Animal Health Insurance. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify what animal health insurance is and how similar it is to human health insurance
  • Review how premium, deductibles and coinsurance play into animal health insurance costs and benefits
  • Weigh the pros and cons of obtaining pet insurance to see if the cost is really worth it for a certain type or breed of animal
  • Learn about congenital and hereditary problems that pets can have that can impact the amount of coverage they get under animal health insurance