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Catastrophic health insurance: can you pay the price?

Published: November 30, 2012

The average expense of a spinal cord injury in the first year is $1,023,924. Could a Guilford College football player’s family afford such an expense?

Catastrophic insurance is a policy which covers expenses when a student-athlete suffers catastrophic injuries. Fortunately here at Guilford, the athletic department has an emergency action plan and the NCAA sponsors catastrophic insurance for every Division III school.

In the world of high school football, catastrophic insurance isn’t always available.