USA Hockey Insurance Claims
USA Hockey provides insurance coverage for its officiating members. This coverage
is secondary to your primary insurance and includes
excess medical, accidental death or dismemberment, liability and catastrophic coverage.
Officials should have received a complete summary of the coverages in their exam packet.
You can also obtain additional insurance information on the
USA Hockey Insurance and Risk Management web page.
Although we would hope no one would have to use our insurance program this season,
we do realize that accidents do happen and we want to make sure you are being
provided the best service and care possible. For this reason, we would ask that you
follow the procedure outlined below when you receive an injury during a USA Hockey
Note: You must complete these first two steps before any injury claim can be processed.
- File with your primary insurance provider.
- Contact your District Referee-in-Chief as soon as
possible after being treated. This will allow your District Referee-in-Chief to start
some preparations in making sure your claim is processed in a timely manner.
- Request a claim form and follow the instructions on the
Claim Reporting page.
- The claim form must be signed by the District Referee-in-Chief. He will provide you with a mailing address
for the form when you complete step 2, above.
More information on the Claims Reporting procedure can be found on the
USA Hockey website
or in the USAH Insurance Handbook.
All materials are also posted in the Library
If anyone advises you that someone other than a registered member of USA Hockey, has an actual or potential
claim arising out of an incident or an injury, or arising out of a possible dispute between USA Hockey
members, you should notify your District Risk Manager and District Referee-in-Chief promptly. The District
Risk Manager will notify the appropriate member(s) of USA Hockey's national office staff, and will conduct
any necessary preliminary investigation.
If any member of USA Hockey, its Districts, Affiliates, leagues, teams, or any of its local associations are
served with any lawsuit, civil summons, or other legal papers, they must immediately notify the District
Risk Manager and District Referee-in-Chief. Failure to notify USA Hockey immediately may jeopardize the
applicable legal times for a response, and could be grounds for the insurance company to deny coverage for
the legal action involved.
You must be a completely registered USA Hockey official to qualify for the USA Hockey insurance benefits.