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Concussion Insurance Doesn't Cover All Girls

The free coverage is only offered to some student athletes

Posted: Thu Aug 09 17:44:40 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu Aug 09 17:44:40 PDT 2018

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previously told you about free concussion insurance being offered to student athletes in iowa - but now we're learning it does not apply to girls' sports. cu-vo-1 lowerthird2line:players in ihsgau don't have concussion insurance mason city, ia female student athletes who participate in sports sanctioned by the iowa girls high school athletic union are not protected under the new head strong insurance program - compared to those who participate in iowa high school athletic association sanctioned activities. the union does provide free catastrophic coverage for all injuries - but it does not cover concussions currently. mason city high school volleyball coach curt klaahsen says that he is open to have a similar type of insurance to cover his players in the event of a concussion. xxx cu-sot-1 lowerthird2line:curt klaahsen mason city high school volleyball coach "it sounds like it's really cost efficient for families and it gives them a basic coverage if they need something. and if something comes up, hopefully they never need to use it, but it's definitely there when they need it." nx fp wrap:statement from jason eslinger assistant director, iowa girls high school athletic union "the iow ... in a statement...i-g- h-s-a-u assistant director jason eslinger says quote the union has been reviewing information and options for insurance coverage for our member schools...and will continue to work with our partners to best serve our member schools.
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