Comprehensive group insurance solutions to fit the business needs of CVMA members and the California veterinary community.

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Workers’ Compensation

The CVMA group workers’ compensation program offers tailored risk management services.

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Professional Liability

This program offers protection and defense for allegations of professional wrong doing or negligence.

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Personal Lines

Protect your most valuable possessions and ensure the good health of your employees, your family and friends.

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Slip-and-Fall Prevention

In veterinary clinics, a slip or fall can happen to anyone at any time. Slip-and-fall injuries are a rising concern for businesses today, as they can affect workers’ compensation and general liability policies. Continue reading.

Prompt Injury Reporting: A Winning Strategy for All Parties

It is important that staff and management know ahead of time what to do when an employee sustains and injury. Prompt injury reporting is essential and provides a number of benefits for the injured worker as well as the practice owner. Read more

Your Policy is Now at Your Fingertips!

You can now access your policy 24/7 through the VISC website or with the VISC app. With just a few clicks, you can now:

  • Report a claim
  • View policy documents
  • Make changes
  • Print auto ID cards
  • Request a certificate of insurance

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Safeguarding Your Veterinary Practice from Water Damage: Mitigation Strategies for Success

Water can destroy medical equipment, computer/phone systems, records, and supplies and may cause significant damage to the walls and floors of your clinic. Continue reading.

Communicate with Your New Employees and Keep Them Safe

Veterinarians must wear many hats to keep their practices running smoothly. One important aspect of running a successful practice is onboarding new hires. Continue reading.

Helping to Ensure a Safe Driving Program

Over the past few years, there has been a steady increase in the number of auto accidents and related fatalities due to risky driving behaviors. Continue reading.

Practice Resilience After Wildfires

It was a cool 40 degrees that morning in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, with sustained winds of 35 mph pouring in from the east across vegetation affected by 200 days of drought. Continue reading.

VISC Provides Supplemental Insurance Through Aflac

VISC provides supplemental insurance through Aflac for individuals and groups to help pay benefits major medical insurance doesn’t cover. Continue reading.

Bites and Scratches: Preventing Common and Potentially Severe Injuries

Over the past six years, animal bites and scratches have comprised at least 63% of veterinary staff injuries in Preferred Employers Insurance’s (PEI) workers’ compensation program. Continue reading.

Workplace Security

Violence encroaches on our lives with increasing frequency. Continue reading.

Driver Distraction and Cell Phone Use

Distracted driving poses a significant risk to every business with employees who drive for company business, even if the vehicles aren’t company-owned. Read more.

PEI’s New Digital Claims Kit for Workers’ Compensation Claims

Online assistance with members’ workers’ compensation needs are now a few clicks away. The Digital Claims Kit provided by our association partner, Preferred Employers Insurance, a Berkley company, is a new resource hub for all self-service options when injuries occur within practices. The company’s website, , is now enabled with a chat feature to get instant answers to customers’ most frequently asked questions. Practices can also benefit from the company’ new Claims Portal, where it’s now easier for policyholders to find the status of their claims and more. Lastly, the company’s new Claims Reporting Tool makes it easier (and quicker) for practices to submit a claim when workplace injuries occur. These digital enhancements help provide an easier, faster, and more user-friendly experience when accidents happen within a veterinary practice or if questions arise when having to file a claim. Explore what is now available by visiting .

Establishing Operational Resilience for Your Practice

Recent news stories of veterinary clinics and hospitals impacted by wildfires, floods, and the coronavirus pandemic underscore the importance of a holistic operational resilience program for your practice. Read more.

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