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(cf. 6153 - School-Sponsored Trips)

Athletic Team Members Insurance

Each member of a school athletic team shall be covered by an insurance policy for medical and hospital expenses resulting from accidental bodily injury.

The insurance shall provide the coverage in amounts required by Education Code 32221.

The insurance shall provide for coverage during the student's:

1. Participation in athletic events sponsored by the district or student body organization.

2. Participation in practice for an athletic event.

3. Transportation provided by the school district, or under its sponsorship, to and from the school and place for the athletic event.

The insurance required by this policy and Education Code 32221 shall not be required of those students who have insurance or a reasonable equivalent of health benefits provided them through other means.

The Board shall make an insurance plan available for purchase by students participating in athletic events as provided by Education Code 32221.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

10900-10914.5 Community recreation activities

32220-32224 Insurance for athletic teams

33353.5 Interscholastic federation; insurance program; nontransaction of insurance

35331 Insurance for field trips and excursions

48980 Parental notifications

48985 Notices to parents in language other than English

49470-49474 District medical services and insurance

51760 Insurance, work experience programs

52530 Insurance for healing arts program students

INSURANCE CODE

10493 Benefit and relief association

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 22

51050-51190.5 Definitions of Medi-Cal providers and services

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

CSBA, Medi-Cal Services Program: http://www.csba.org/ds/medi_cal.htm

California Department of Health Care Services: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov

California Department of Insurance: http://www.insurance.ca.gov

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: http://www.cms.hhs.gov

Healthy Families Program: http://www.healthyfamilies.ca.gov

Medi-Cal: http://www.medi-cal.ca.gov

Policy LA CANADA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: January 16, 1996 La Canada Flintridge, California