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IDOI Recommends Making Sure Your College-Bound Student Has the Insurance Coverage Needed While Away - Insurance Coverage

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Posted on: Oct 12, 2018

From the Indiana Department of Insurance:

The week of August 20, 2018, was the start of classes for most students heading to colleges and universities in Indiana. While your focus may be on your child’s move and making sure their living space is a safe and comfortable environment to live and learn, don’t forget to review your insurance coverage with them so they are prepared in the event they need it. The Indiana Department of Insurance offers these tips to help you review and update your insurance policies to cover your college student.

“Making sure your college student has the necessary coverage for health, auto and home/rental insurance before moving onto or near campus can alleviate any unfortunate financial surprises from a claim denied by your insurance company because it wasn’t covered in the policy,” said Indiana Department of Insurance Commissioner Stephen W. Robertson.

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