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Board Policy
Descriptor Code: EGB
Student Insurance Program  
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Student accident insurance may be made available to students.  Once the student and/or the parents have purchased the insurance, it becomes a matter between the student (or parent) and the insurance company.  The school will participate only to the extent of filling out and turning over to the student (or parent) that portion of the claim form necessary to certify the time, location, and circumstance of the accident, and to identify the student as a participant in the student insurance program.

The student insurance offered will be compulsory for all students participating in junior and senior high school athletics, unless their parents sign a release demonstrating that they have sufficient insurance which would cover students during these activities.

The agency and/or underwriting company must provide knowledgeable local representation to follow up problem claims, answer questions concerning coverage and procedures, and generally expedite the entire program from the standpoint of communication among the claimant, doctor or hospital, and claims office.

 

Paulding County Schools
Date Adopted:  8/24/2001

Policy Reference Disclaimer: These references are not intended to be part of the policy itself, nor do they indicate the basis or authority for the board to enact this policy. Instead, they are provided as additional resources for those interested in the subject matter of the policy.

Note: The State of Georgia has moved the Georgia Code. This new environment no longer allows us to link directly to the Georgia Code. For example enter 20-02-0211 in the search window and the Georgia Code will appear.
State Code Description
O.C.G.A. 33-24-0009 Approval/disapproval of insurance forms
O.C.G.A. 33-30-0003 "Blanket accident and sickness insurance" defined
O.C.G.A. 33-30-0009 Payment of benefits under blanket accident and sickness policies
Rule 160-4-7-.02 Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)