IGHSAU Insurance Benefits
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union is pleased to continue the Catastrophic Accident Medical insurance policy for our member school female athletes in grades 7-12.
The coverage also includes student managers, student trainers and student cheerleaders that are involved in a member school’s interscholastic athletic program. School supervised practice, game related activities and travel are all covered. The plan includes a $1 million medical maximum with a $25,000 deductible.
The entire premium is carried by the Iowa Girls’ High School Athletic Union at no cost to the individual member school. The coverage is underwritten by QBE Insurance Corporation and offered through Health Special Risk.
The master policy is on file with the state administrative office of the IGHSAU. Claim forms are on file with are available upon request. Please contact Karon Brown, Senior Associate Director, (515) 401-1831.
This year the IGHSAU is also providing concussion insurance to participants in grades 9-12. The insurance is intended to pay accident medical expense benefits resulting from suspected concussions. The injury must be sustained while the athlete is participating in an IGHSAU covered activity (practice or play). The policy limit is $25,000 for each accident. Accident medical deductible and co-pays left unpaid by other policies are reimbursed under this program to the limits of the policy. Coverage begins September 1, 2018.
Forms and further guidance regarding concussion insurance can be downloaded below.