MMC Benefits Handbook
Exotic Pet Option
The Exotic Pet Option covers major medical treatments and surgeries for accidents and illness, minor treatments as well as lab fees, prescriptions, x-rays and hospitalization.
After you pay the $50 per accident or illness deductible, Nationwide will reimburse you up to 90% of the Benefit Schedule or 90% of veterinary bill, whichever is lower. The Exotic Pet Option allows a maximum payment of $2,000 per incident or illness and a maximum payment of $7,000 per policy term.
For more information or to enroll for the Exotic Pet option, call +1 800 225 2265.
Eligible Exotic Pets
Only the following animals are considered exotic pets under the Exotic Pet Option.
  • Amphibians
  • Chameleons
  • Chinchillas
  • Ferrets
  • Geckos
  • Gerbils
  • Goats
  • Guinea pigs
  • Hamsters
  • Hedgehogs
  • Iguanas
  • Lizards
  • Mice
  • Opossums
  • Pot belly pigs
  • Rats
  • Rabbits
  • Snakes
  • Sugar gliders
  • Tortoises
  • Turtles