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How Captive Insurance Plans Can Protect Your Events Against COVID-19

Determine whether such a plan is right for your organization

More than two years after the onset of the pandemic, event cancellation insurance continues to exclude COVID-19 and most communicable diseases, leaving associations feeling vulnerable to pandemic-related disruptions. This week, it was reported that the NCAA formed an insurance captive to provide directors’ and officers’ (D&O) liability and event cancellation coverage.

Other associations may be wondering if a captive is something they should consider. To find the answer, we spoke to Melissa Hancock, a managing director at Strategic Risk Solutions, who has more than 20 years of experience managing captives. 

Captive Basics
If you’re wondering what a captive insurance plan is, Hancock describes it as “a self-insurance vehicle. It’s strictly in order to cover their own risks.” The captive is funded by the organization, heavily regulated like other insurers, and pays out when claims are made.

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