UC has partnered with Nationwide® to offer discounted pet insurance effective October 25, 2018 to all UC employees. Nationwide’s pet insurance program was founded by veterinarians, and is the oldest and largest pet insurance program in the U.S.
A great feature of this new benefit is that you can enroll anytime and your coverage will be effective the day your application is approved by Nationwide. That means you can enroll now or later on. You'll pay your premiums directly to Nationwide.
Enrolling is easy. Use one of these methods to sign up for pet insurance:
Coverage is available for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and exotic pets such as ferrets, rabbits, and more.
Members are free to use any veterinarian worldwide – even specialists and emergency care providers.
If you have questions or need assistance, contact Nationwide at (877) 738-7874 and tell the pet insurance specialist you work for UCI or UCI Health.
Nationwide’s Customer Care Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 5:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
You may also contact our Employee Experience Center (EEC) at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.