TITLE

Pet insurance posts steady gains in benefit openings

AUTHOR(S)
Gresham, Lynn
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;9/15/2003, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the status of the market for pet insurance in the U.S. as of October 2003. Percentage of employers which offer pet insurance according to the 2003 SHRM Benefits Survey; Interest of employers in providing pet insurance; Popularity of voluntary benefits among employers.
ACCESSION #
10819261

 

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