Compare Healthy Paws vs Nationwide Plans

Healthy Paws and Nationwide are two of the best pet insurance companies in America.

Healthy Paws Nationwide
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Overall Rating:
Total Reviews: 7,265 3,822
Deductible: $100 - $500 $100 - $250
Reimbursement: 70% - 100% 90%
Annual Limit: None $10,000 - Unlimited
Company Profile: Company Overview Company Overview
Waiting Period for Accidents: 15 days 14 Days
Waiting Period for Illnesses: 15 days 14 Days
Waiting Period for Orthopedic Coverage: 12 months * 14 Days*
Emergency Care: Included Included
Accidents: Included Included
Illnesses: Included Included
Cancer Coverage: Included Included
Orthopedic Issues: Included Included
Hereditary Conditions: Included Included
Chronic Conditions: Included Included
Prescription Meds: Included Included
Routine Dental: Excluded Included
Wellness Coverage: Included Included
Vet Restrictions: None None

No pet insurance company covers pre-existing conditions
Nationwide details represent the company’s Whole Pet with Wellness Plan

Healthy Paws Enrollment Requirements

  • 12 month waiting period for hip dysplasia *
  • Must be enrolled before 6 for hip dysplasia coverage
  • Minimum age: 8 weeks
  • Maximum age: 14 years
  • A pet less than 6 years old on the date of enrollment must have undergone a complete clinical examination and the exam must have taken place either in the 12 months prior to the pet policy effective date or within 15 days following the pet policy effective date
  • A pet 6 years old or greater on the date of enrollment must have undergone a complete clinical examination within 30 days prior to the pet policy effective date or within 15 days following the pet policy effective date

Nationwide Enrollment Requirements

Six weeks minimum age and 10 years maximum for enrollment (includes lifetime coverage). Physical exam must have been completed within 12 months prior to enrollment.

Summary

Each company offers coverage options as unique as your pet. Healthy Paws has one of the best major medical plans in the market. It is simple, comprehensive and very affordable. Nationwide is unique because their new Whole Pet with Wellness Plan covers 90% of all veterinary expenses. If you want to prepare for unexpected health issues you will be very happy with either company.

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