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Can you track insurance cards?

Would be great to be able to also track if we have a copy of the scouts insurance card and display it for the health forms report.

Thanks!

Kim

Kim,

The BSA’s Annual Health and Medical Record, page B1 says to attach a copy of the medical insurance card. If I received a copy without a copy of the card, I would request the family provide it ASAP and would not mark in Scoutbook that I had received the from.

I doubt the BSA would entertain storing a copy of the insurance card in Scoutbook.

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I tend to agree with @edavignon that a medical form submitted without an insurance card isn’t complete. At the same time, I can see some distinction between tracking a medical A&B/C expiration vs tracking expiration of the insurance card itself. Those also are distinct from storing images of the actual insurance cards, which I didn’t think the OP was asking about.

The insurance card expiration may not match with the medical form expiration, in the sense of the way that Scoutbook reports expiration of the AHMR. For example, many insurance cards run calendar year, but the medical forms run 12 months (+/- depending on the exact details of the date signed) from the date of signature. For my family, at least, those “expiration dates” do not generally match, with annual check-ups occurring around each person’s birthday and insurance cycling at the end of each year. As a result, I can see an “insurance” card copy expiring at a different point than the medical form itself, and only needing an updated copy of one or the other.

Since the “expired” tag only appears in the Report Builder output when the AHMR date is > 1 year old, then there is no way to separately track expiration of the insurance cards.

I didn’t mean store a copy, sorry I wasn’t clear. I meant a yes or no on if it was received.

Thanks!

Kim

We see it as part of the health form. The health form isn’t complete with out it.

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