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Sarasota County Public Schools
Excess Student Accident Insurance Overview
HOW TO ENROLL
You can enroll immediately for the 2019-2020 school term online and receive an immediate ID card confirmation. You must create an account before purchasing insurance online. If you are mailing in your application, make checks or money orders out in the exact amount payable to School Insurance of Florida. Write the student’s name and school in the memo section of your check or money order. Mail enrollment application and payment to School Insurance of Florida. Keep your cancelled check or money order receipt as your confirmation of payment. Insurance cards will not be sent to you unless you request an I.D. card and enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope for us to mail the I.D. card to you. Please allow 7-10 business days for mail-in applications to be processed. Keep the top part of the application for your records. No premium refunds can be accepted after the first day of coverage.
PLEASE SELECT FROM THE FOLLOWING (2) TWO OPTIONS:
OPTION 1: 24 HOUR BASIC ACCIDENT INSURANCE PLAN: $45.00 Basic Plan Benefits or Enhanced Benefits Option is $88.00 per school term. You only pay one time per school term. Provides protection during school sponsored, school supervised, school scheduled interscholastic sports and activities during the regular school term and also while at home, on the weekends, holidays, during vacation periods and the summer months, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (this option does not provide coverage for tackle football practices or games). The coverage will become effective on the first day of school or practice for the 2019-2020 school term; or at 11:59 PM on the US Postal postmark date or the date received in the Agency office, whichever is the later date. The 24 Hour plan will terminate on the last day of summer in August 2020.
OPTION 2: SCHOOL TIME ACCIDENT INSURANCE Only $15.00 for the Basic Benefit Option or for the Enhanced Benefits Option the cost is only $26.00 per school year. Provides protection only during school sponsored, school supervised, school scheduled, classes, interscholastic sports and activities during the regular school term. Does not provide coverage at home, during vacation periods or for tackle football practices and games. The coverage will become effective on the first day of school or practice for the 2019-2020 school term; or at 11:59 PM on the US Postal postmark date or the date received in the Agency office, whichever is the later date. The School Time Plans always terminate on the last day of school for the regular school term in May 2020.
In-Hospital Sickness Benefit Option: Cost is only $40.00 per school term. This option will provide up to $500 per day of in-hospital confinement benefits if your child is hospitalized due to a covered illness or disease, up to a maximum policy benefit of $5,000 for up to a 12-month period of coverage. No benefits are payable for out-patient expenses. The coverage is effective during the school term and upcoming summer months. For late enrollments there are no pro-rated discounts. You must purchase either the 24 Hour or School-Time plan to be eligible for In-hospital Sickness Benefit Plan.
2020 FHSAA Tackle Football for Sarasota County Public Schools The plan provides coverage for public school tackle football practices and games during the regular 2019 football season and the 2020 FHSAA sanctioned spring practices and jamboree game. Please review the application below. Coverage does not extend for summer football practices, games or camps. Please download and read a Summary of Insurance for a more complete listing of policy benefits, terms and provisions. This policy may not pay for all medical expenses. Note: Private Schools and Charter/Academy Schools are not eligible for the Sarasota County Public School student accident insurance plans.
Please click on the following links to view and/or print a summary of insurance policy benefits, terms and exclusions.
- 2019-20 School Time and 24 HR Summary of Insurance and Application
- 2019-20 School Time and 24 HR Summary of Insurance and Application - Spanish
- 2020 FHSAA Tackle Football Summary of Insurance and Application (Application must be received by September 9th, 2019) (Enrollment Closed)
COVERAGE EFFECTIVE AND TERMINATION DATES:
Coverage under the Student Accident Insurance Policy becomes effective on the later of the following dates: 1) At 12:01 A.M. (EST.) on the first day of scheduled school classes for the 2019-2020 regular school term. Or, 2) at 11:59 P.M. (EST.) on the date completed application and premium payment is postmarked by the USA postal service or if no postmark, the date received by School Insurance of Florida's agency office at 11:59 P.M. (EST.). For online enrollments, coverage will go into effect on the first day of school or for late enrollments at 11:59 P.M. (EST) on the day your credit card is charged, whichever is the later date.The School Time Plan will terminate on the last day of school. The 24 Hour Plan will terminate on the last day of summer in August, 2020.
For Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) interscholastic sports participants, the Student Accident Insurance Policy becomes effective for the first day of FHSAA practice, as sanctioned by the FHSAA; or, for late enrollments received after the first day of practice, coverage becomes effective at 11:59 P.M. (EST.) on the date you enroll online or the date the completed application and premium payment is postmarked by the USA postal service or if no postmark, the date received by School Insurance of Florida's agency office at 11:59 P.M., whichever is the later date. Interscholastic sports coverage terminates after the last official FHSAA sanctioned public school game for the season or the date the athlete becomes ineligible for the policy.
The tackle football coverage does not provide any coverage for private schools, charter schools, private leagues or private football camps.