From the monthly archives: May 2013

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Medical Malpractice Insurance Benefits, expanding to outpatient facilities

The Doctors Insurance Agency is evolving to stay relevant to the revolution in healthcare. Medical Malpractice Coverage is at the center of our solutions. for Physicians and Surgeons, Osteopaths, Podiatrists, Chiropractors and Allied Health Providers. High volume, lower margin, lower cost: The Doctors’ Insurance Agency specializes in low cost, direct to physician experienced representation of medical malpractice insurance. From the direct patient care liability to the expected rise in vicarious liability arising from Physician’s employment of midlevel providers, our agency can assist you in finding the right coverage. We deliver superior coverage and are search for carriers able to honor the promise made when the premium  is collected. We have to find carriers that are going to be able to  defend and research aggressively the various types of medical malpractice actions that are presented. If you are one of the many physicians who have had a slightly above average ...
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Employment practices liability insurance explained:

  The Doctors’ Company  has worked hard to continue a working relationship with the experts at NAS Insurance Services to bring affordable, effective and expert coverage to our policyholders.   In addition to providing administrative, billing inquiry defense and representation insurance and electronic record confidentiality and data breach insurance,  The Doctors’ Insurance Agency works with the underwriters at NAS (Lloydsof London) to provide employment practices liability insurance.            What is Employment Practices Insurance? Employment Practices Liability Insurance is a relatively new (relative to the decade’s old coverage that is provided by so many carriers covering so many traditional types of risks. This form of liability insurance provides protection for an employer against claims made by employees, former employees, or potential employees. (so, in that regard, there is some retroactive coverage built i ...
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Medical Entities, changing ownership: Question about policy

What do you do to your medical malpractice insurance policy when your ownership changes? The answer, the short answer that is:  Nothing. Just call your agent, make sure the insurance company knows about your changes. If you’re concerned about whether you have to cancel, close or change your medical malpractice insurance policy due to that upcoming change of ownership, Medical Malpractice Insurance policies (also referred to as Errors and Omissions for Health Care Providers) are written on broad forms, with general coverage terms (such as : Named Insured includes all owners, officers, agents, employees of the First Named Insured while acting under the supervision and for the benefit of the entity. This means that while you do have to keep your insurance carrier apprised of changes of medical group ownership, new partners, shareholders, employees, etc. It is not essential in order to confirm coverage under the professional liability policy. Medical  Groups being purchased, ...
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Working to get you a better Podiatry premium.

Podiatry Professional Liability Insurance Obviously, the insurance policy protects you from the risks associated with every procedure you  perform.   Understanding your podiatry malpractice insurance policy, selecting the appropriate limits of liability and keeping your policy in force and up-to-date helps you protect your assets and future earning capacity.   That is sort of our job. We are here to present the application to The Doctors’ Company (our primary, preferred insurance carrier). And, if they are not willing to offer the competitive, accurate policies, then we work with one of our specialty insurance carriers. One of the basics to know about obtaining medical malpractice insurance is that No malpractice insurance carrier will cover an incident that took place during a period in which you did not maintain an active policy. Buy before you try So, the priority is, of course, to find the policy before you begin your  medical practice. The objectiv ...
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  7. Re: Medical Malpractice Insurance Benefits, expanding to outpatient facilities

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  9. Re: The Podiatrists Market Research Report states that demand for podiatrists will likely benefit from healthcare reform.

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