Tufts offers pet insurance through Nationwide Insurance, who provide the broadest pet insurance coverage available. Beginning October 1, 2021, the pet insurance benefit will allow a choice of two levels of reimbursement, providing flexibility in premium costs.
You may use any licensed veterinarian, including specialists and emergency services. There are no age restrictions for covered pets, nor lifetime limits. Some preexisting condition restrictions may apply.
Tufts offers the My Pet Protection plan for dogs and cats:
- Your choice of 50% or 70% reimbursement for qualified services
- $250 deductible
- $7,500 annual maximum
- 24/7 VetHelpLine
Rates and Payments
As a Tufts employee, you will receive employee-preferred pricing and multiple-pet discounts (if applicable). Your monthly premiums will be deducted from your paycheck as a post-tax benefit:
- If you are paid on a weekly basis, the deduction will occur in the 4th paycheck of each month.
- If you are paid on a semi-monthly basis, the deduction will occur in the 2nd paycheck of the month.
How to Enroll
To receive a quote, enroll, or make changes to an existing policy contact Nationwide at 877-738-7874.
Please enroll by the 15th of the month for coverage to begin on the 1st of the following month. You can enroll or drop coverage at any time throughout the year.
Get the Mobile App
For coverage for animals other than household cats and dogs, contact Nationwide directly at 877-738-7874 or visit the Nationwide website.