NYC Department of Education Partners with PetFirst

PetFirst will provide pet health insurance as an added benefit to the employees.

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We chose to partner with PetFirst based on their ability to offer various policies to fit both the pet owner’s budget and needs of their dog or cat, as well as their convenient online enrollment and reputation for superior customer experience.

Jeffersonville, IN (PRWEB) March 05, 2014

The New York City Department of Education is partnering with PetFirst to provide pet health insurance as an additional benefit for its employees.

“We value our employees and want to offer them the resources they need to care for the families – including their pets,” said Dr. Peter Ianniello, Human Resources Executive Director for NYC Department of Education. “We chose to partner with PetFirst based on their ability to offer various policies to fit both the pet owner’s budget and needs of their dog or cat, as well as their convenient online enrollment and reputation for superior customer experience.”

The NYC Department of Education employees 135,000 people overseeing 1,700 elementary, middle and high schools.

“We are honored to be chosen as a provider for the NYC Department of Education,” said Katie Grant, CEO of PetFirst. “The inclusion of pet insurance as a voluntary offering to their benefits package is one way the Department of Education can differentiate themselves from their competition. This added benefit has the potential to increase employee satisfaction as well as retention, and can be an added feature when recruiting new hires.”

To find out if pet insurance is included in your employee benefits package, check with your plan administrator or human resources department. For more information on adding it to your company’s benefits package, contact PetFirst at 877-894-7387 or visit http://www.petfirst.com.

About PetFirst
PetFirst is the fastest growing pet insurer in North America offering easy-to-understand lifelong coverage for dogs and cats. PetFirst’s comprehensive coverage is unique in the industry providing simplified policies with coverage for hereditary, chronic and breed-specific conditions with no per diagnosis limits. PetFirst offers pet insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia through animal welfare agencies, retailers, employers as well as other partners. PetFirst polices are underwritten by American Alternative Insurance Corporation (Munich Re) which is rated by A.M. Best as A+. Additional services are underwritten by Lloyd’s. For more information about PetFirst pet insurance, visit http://www.petfirst.com or call 877-894-7387.

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