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Insurance for summer sports camp

originally posted: 11/22/2006  reposted: 2/18/2011 This post has not been recently reviewed or revised by the author and may be out of date. If you notice an error or are in doubt, please send a new question by email or ask for an update. Email

Q: I need insurance for my son's soccer camp. He has HMO coverage but there are no doctors in the state where the sports camp is located. Can I get supplemental insurance?

A: Yes, this common type of supplemental accident coverage is easy to find and the cost is minimal. The best choice is the "Value Benefits 24 Hour Accident Insurance". This can be used with any doctor or hospital in any state. One caution is that this insurance always starts on the first day of the month following your online enrollment. If you cannot wait until the first day of the month then use another plan listed at


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