ATHLETIC ACCIDENT INSURANCE

INITIATED: March 23, 1999

APPROVED: October 21, 1999

PURPOSE

To establish guidelines for the payment of medical expenses resulting from intercollegiate athletic injuries.

APPLICABILITY

Athletes:  All prospective student athletes, student athletes, spirit squad members, student managers, student trainers, and student coaches who are members of squads, or trying out for squads, which are under the control and direction of Northern Michigan University's athletic department and have been properly enrolled as such.

POLICY

It is the policy of Northern Michigan University to pay on behalf of athletes, or their parents, eligible medical expenses resulting from athletic related injuries subject to the University's Athletic Accident Claim Payment procedures.

REFERENCES

None.

INITIATING DEPARTMENT/DIVISION

Risk and Insurance, ext. 2745