Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association

Sports association in Wisconsin offers concussion insurance

Wisconsin is among a handful of states that are covering student athlete concussions with a new insurance policy from the state's regulatory body for all high school sports.

The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association will have access to concussion insurance free of charge, WUWM-FM reported. The association has purchased its concussion insurance policy, called HeadStrong.

The policy will cover kids in grades 6 through 12 participating in sports sanctioned by the association. It doesn't include insurance for those playing club sports.

The policy, offered by a national insurance company, costs the association $1.50 per child, but it's free to all member...