DAN Insurance

Divers Alert Network
www.diversalertnetwork.org

Divers Alert Network offer FREE DAN Student Membership for new entry-level dive students. The program introduces students to DAN services, provides some protection during the certification process and offers select benefits to enjoy during training. Go to www.diversalertnetwork.org to learn more or sign up.

DAN Membership ($35/year individual, $55/year family) comes with a variety of benefits, most importantly Accident Coverage. The membership fee supports a variety of programs that benefit all divers such as:
 

  • DAN Emergency Hotline (+1-919-684-9111)
  • DAN Medical Information Line (+1-919-684-2948)
  • Dive medical research
  • Training, safety and educational programs
Outreach Programs such as:
Recompression Chamber Assitance Program
Diver IDentification System (DIDS)  
Oxygen Grant Program
AED Matching Grant Program
 
Do you need dive accident insurance?
 
Your primary medical insurance may exclude scuba diving and/or may not provide coverage when you travel out of the country. If it does provide coverage, it may pay only a minimal amount for chamber treatments. There are also often large out-of-pocket payments for deductibles and co-pays.

What does Dive Accident Insurance Cover?
  • Hyperbaric Chamber Treatment
  • Physician's Charges for Hyperbaric Chamber Treatment, medical care and surgical operations
  • Ambulance Transportation by Ground, air or marine services to the nearest hospital or chamber
  • Hospital Charges
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage for loss resulting from a covered diving accident
  • Permanent and Total Disability Coverage resulting from a covered diving accident
  • Extra Transportation Costs for the return trip home
  • Extra Accommodation Costs if medical advice requires additional duration of stay
  • Loss of Diving Equipment Coverage for items cut loose or damaged as a result of a covered diving accident

What else is included when you sign up for DAN Membership?
  • DAN TravelAssist evacuation coverage for both diving and nondiving medical emergencies.
  • Alert Diver quarterly magazine with topics including dive-related medical and research information, underwater photography, dive travel and marine environmental issues.
  • DAN Dive and Travel Medical Guide
  • Worldcue Planner Real-Time Travel Intelligence Resource, the same travel intelligence resource used by top government officials, corporate executives and travel agents.
  • Online seminars about diving and dive medicine.