Petplan has launched an enhanced four-week free cowl product and a extra streamlined activation course of to assist make it simpler for veterinary practices’ purchasers to profit.
From 1 October, Petplan’s free veterinary cowl can have an prolonged higher age restrict – from the normal 12 months of age, to 18 months. Moreover, Petplan has elevated a few of the profit ranges.
Digital course of
Going reside concurrently its enhanced cowl, Petplan has additionally rolled out a digital course of lowering the workload for follow workers and enabling eligible purchasers to activate free veterinary cowl via their smartphone.
This improved course of additionally manages the supply of all required coverage documentation.
James Barnes, head of gross sales and partnerships at Petplan, mentioned: “Petplan stays devoted to offering free, rapid cowl to follow purchasers and our dedication to working with the veterinary occupation is as robust because it’s all the time been.
“Since first introducing the free cowl product greater than 15 years in the past, we’ve got labored in partnership with practices to assist make sure the nation’s pets have entry to the veterinary care they want.”
Mr Barnes added: “The Insurance coverage Distribution Directive [IDD] has required an evolutionary method in relation to our methods of working for each us and our valued companions.
“We perceive the pressures on veterinary follow workers and, having labored with the IDD for a number of months, felt there was a greater approach to assist extra pets and make issues simpler for our companions.
“After a interval of detailed person testing with each practices and purchasers, we’re actually excited to launch each our enhanced free cowl product and our new digital activation course of, which we’re assured practices and their purchasers shall be impressed with.”