Insurance Programs for AVMA Member Veterinarians


The AVMA PLIT delivers the most complete and supportive professional insurance coverage available to veterinarians. The PLIT’s comprehensive veterinary insurance program gives you all the protection you need throughout your career. This includes professional liability insurance for veterinarians, license defense, and business insurance policies that have unique terms and provisions tailored to veterinarians, giving you greater protection and control.

Contact: AVMA PLIT, P.O. Box 1629, Chicago, IL 60690-9850, 1-800-228-PLIT (7548),


AVMA LIFE Open Enrollment

AVMA LIFE, formerly called AVMA GHLIT, offers veterinarian-inspired coverage for all stages of your life. Most employer-sponsored insurance plans end when you change employers. However, your AVMA LIFE plans are portable. AVMA LIFE plans include life insurance, disability income, a Basic Protection Package with rabies prophylaxis benefit, hospital indemnity, professional overhead expense and more, all underwritten by New York Life Insurance Company. AVMA LIFE also makes available a variety of medical insurance plans for AVMA member veterinarians through its Insurance Exchange/Marketplace.

Open enrollment for medical insurance

The open enrollment period for medical insurance runs through Jan. 31, 2017. You may want to consider selecting a new medical plan for 2017. Visit the AVMA LIFE C.A.R.E. Insurance Exchange/Marketplace for all of your coverage needs.

Contact: AVMA LIFE, P.O. Box 30475, Tampa, FL, 33630-3475, 1-800-621-6360. To download an application or brochures about AVMA LIFE offerings, visit

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