Arizona Schools to offer concussion insurance

High school athletes in Arizona will be covered by concussion insurance beginning this school year.  The Arizona Interscholastic Association announced last week that they will be purchasing concussion insurance for every student athlete in its 99,000 student athletic body.  The cost is $1.50 for every athlete.  Athletes include players, cheerleaders, and student coaches. AIA Executive Director Harold Slemmer is excited about the news he got to share with the AIA board and Arizona public high schools saying “It seemed like a deal that was too good to be true.  It covers every need.  No deductible and no out of pocket cost.”

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