Will the pet insurance coverage start as soon as I buy it?
Once the insurance company confirms coverage, there are some components of the insurance that will be immediately effective while for some components, a waiting period will apply.
If you have wellness plan and accident insurance, these will be effective once your payment is processed and the insurance company emails you the confirmation and the policy.
As for medical insurance, there is a prescribed waiting period before the coverage is considered effective. If your pet gets sick within that waiting period, that illness will not be covered in the policy.
The waiting period ranges from two weeks to 1 month, depending on the insurance company's policies and regulations.
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