Dog Total Hip Replacement for Hip Dysplasia - Trupanion - The Trupanion Blog
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Dog Total Hip Replacement for Hip Dysplasia – Trupanion

This week’s claim of the week is not an actual claim (yet) but a pre-approval. When an insured pet needs a treatment, the owner may send in a pre-approval form to find out in advance whether or not the claim will be approved. This saves you from the worry of going through an expensive treatment for your pet and wondering whether or not pet insurance will cover it.

Mack is a 1-year-old dog that has recently been experiencing problems with his hips (hip dysplasia). His vet recommended a total hip replacement and provided us with an estimated cost of the procedure.

Pet insurance claim amount (two claims): $5,500.00
Deductible applied: -$0.00
Exam fee: N/A
10% co-pay: -$550.00
Trupanion repaid: $4,950.00


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