In this article:
  • Learn about veterinary-inspired insurance options available exclusively to AVMA members.
  • Get information about association health plans.
  • Connect with AVMA LIFE and AVMA PLIT.

AVMA Members

The AVMA Trust offers unparalleled insurance products available only to AVMA member veterinarians.

You’ve built it, and you want to protect it. Whether you’re looking for health insurance, life insurance, liability insurance, or other coverage for yourself, your family and your clinic, the AVMA Trust offers the solutions you need as a veterinarian.

And if you’re looking for information on pet insurance for your own pets, your staff’s pets or your clients’ pets, you’re in the right place as well.


AVMA LIFE offers veterinarian-inspired coverage for all stages of your life, both personal and professional. Most employer-sponsored insurance plans end when you change employers. AVMA LIFE’s are portable. AVMA LIFE plans include these and other options:

  • Life insurance
  • Disability income
  • Basic protection including rabies prophylaxis
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Hospital indemnity
  • Professional overhead expense

Contact: AVMA LIFE Trust Program Administrator, 1200 E. Glen Ave., Peoria Heights, IL 61616, 800-621-6360. To download an application or brochures about AVMA LIFE offerings, visit

AVMA Professional Liability Insurance Trust (PLIT)

AVMA PLIT delivers the most complete and supportive professional insurance coverage available to veterinarians. PLIT’s comprehensive veterinary insurance program gives you all the protection you need throughout your career:

Career protection
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Veterinary license defense
  • Animal bailee (for owners)
Business protection
  • Business insurance
  • Employment practices liability
  • Workers' compensation
  • Commercial auto
  • Mobile practitioner's coverage
  • Flood
  • Data breach
Personal protection
  • Homeowner's insurance*
  • Renter's insurance*
  • Auto insurance*
  • Personal excess coverage

*Coverage available for you and your employees.

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

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Association health plans

As a member-run organization, the AVMA understands the unique health insurance needs of veterinarians. Learn about the AVMA Trust Association Health Plan, available on a state-by-state basis to AVMA members and your employees.