A practitioner's academician
Posted on November 15, 2003 Spire leads AABP Beef cattle practice was a natural choice for Dr. Mark Spire, president of the American Association…
Groups debate who should perform reproductive services
Dr. Vince J. Collison would not be in favor of hiring a nonveterinarian to perform ultrasound pregnancy diagnosis or embryo transfers in
AVMA PLIT announces insurance for data breaches
The AVMA PLIT announced in October that it is now making available insurance coverage for data breaches, a relatively new offering in
Pros and Cons of allowing recovery of non-economic damages (as opposed to punitive damages) for injuries to or loss of animals
Approved by the Executive Board, June 2005 The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) believes the interests of animals and their owners are…
Pet health insurance
AVMA endorses the concept of pet health insurance to help defray the cost of care, and encourages veterinary teams to educate clients about the…
Licensure, liability and workers compensation coverage for veterinarians and veterinary technicians responding to declared emergencies out of state
AVMA encourages interstate recognition of licenses issued to veterinarians and credentials issued to veterinary technicians officially responding to…
AVMA PLIT celebrates 50th anniversary
Trust protects veterinarians’ reputations, assets Posted on May 30, 2012 What happens to veterinarians who are presented with a professional…
Vaccination of Wolf Hybrids – Position of the AVMA-PLIT
Vaccinating of wolf hybrids has become a topic of concern for veterinarians as a result of their increasing popularity as companion animals.
When You're the Only Practice in Town
Please use this information to help as you move forward with starting a practice or moving to a new location. Starting a new practice in a rural area…
AVMA PLIT lists top claims for business insurance
The AVMA PLIT recently released results of an analysis of 12,483 claims submitted between Jan. 1, 2007, and June 30, 2011, by
Liability premiums unchanged in 2013
The AVMA PLIT announced this past October that annual premium rates ... will remain unchanged for the 2013 policy year.
AVMA GHLIT medical insurance to end after 2013
AVMA Group Health & Life Insurance Trust medical coverage will end for some 17,500 Association members and thousands of their
GHLIT offering insurance exchange
The AVMA Group Health & Life Insurance Trust announced Feb. 12 that it will launch a private insurance exchange this spring
Reports: Pet ownership up recently, veterinary spending flat
The American Pet Products Association reports that the percentage of U.S. households that own pets increased from 2010 to 2012, but
The new landscape of health insurance
Veterinarians will feel the impact as individuals and as practice owners when provisions of the Patient Protection and
Policy changes for pet food, microchips
The AVMA is advocating for veterinarian involvement in the distribution of pet foods that make health claims.
Trust connects members with medical, other insurance
The AVMA Group Health & Life Insurance Trust is connecting thousands of AVMA members with major medical coverage and other insurance products
Pet health insurance has grown more popular, although its use is still not widespread.
Members appointed to compounding task force, other entities
In early June, the AVMA appointed eight veterinarians to the Task Force on Veterinary Compounding Legislation
California law adds protections to pet health insurance
A new California law will add consumer protections to pet health insurance, effective July 1, 2015.
AARP offers discount on pet health insurance
AARP has partnered with Petplan pet health insurance to offer AARP members a discount on Petplan policies.
AVMA also planning member-centered changes
Dr. Ron DeHaven, AVMA CEO, said the AVMA plans to implement its branding efforts starting this summer.
Board acts on research, grievance resolution, residues
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting Nov. 20-22, 2014, approved a few new policies, rescinded some that were no longer
Analysis finds decreasing veterinary prices
The prices that pet owners paid for canine veterinary services decreased slightly from 2009-2013, according to an analysis released
Large animal practitioners grapple with fluid shortage
Large animal practitioners are grappling with a shortage of large-volume bags of polyionic fluids, separate from the ongoing shortage