From the monthly archives: October 2012

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Vicarious Liability and Physician Rates

Often when I post information to educate our physician policyholders on our website, I share information from the Crittenden Medical Insurance Newsletter. In an issue from May of this year, the issue of vicarious liability is addressed.  As experts in medical malpractice insurance, we are keenly aware of the perils of NOT insuring the entities that tie physicians together. The assumption that is made often is: well, we’re all covered, someone will surely pick up the risk for the facility, the center, the clinic or the HCO connecting all of us. In this time, during the time of the creation of Accountable Care Organizations, there will be a need for corporate, entity protection more then ever. The Doctors’ Insurance Agency has markets and resources and, perhaps, more importantly experience in finding insurance coverage for these new entities in the healthcare environment. We refer to this medical malpractice insurance that is designed to cover the entity as “entity only’ medica ...
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