From the monthly archives: October 2014

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HOSPITALISTS/PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS New alliances and Affordable Medical Malpractice Insurance

Hospitalists’ practices are growing; I’ve written before about the unique methods of rating Hospitalist groups: and, I’m reminded each time I hear the ‘inbox’ ping on my lap top and tablet, as an agent for a digital healthcare liability national organization (O’Brien Insurance Services, Inc..) there are more physicians (trained as Internists) or Primary Care Providers finding work in this area. I see the requests daily (sometimes, literally hourly) for rates, comparisons, premium estimates for in state, out of state, solo, affiliated, large and small group hospitalist practices.  This area of medicine was almost nonexistent years ago when Robert Wachter, M.D. and Lee Goldman, M.D. wrote about it in the New England Journal of Medicine: now, here we are, with medical malpractice carriers (like The Doctors’ Company, Medical Protective, Norcal Mutual, etc. offering ‘stand alone’ independent contractor’s premiums just as if they were on ...
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The growth of Nephrology and Dialysis Centers in the U.S.

Dialysis Centers are continuing to expand, and proliferate throughout the country.   There are 4,000 outpatient dialysis facilities with 300,000 patients nationwide. With an increasing demand for this medical technology, these numbers are expected to continue to grow.  Malpractice Insurance for Dialysis Centers can be easier and more affordable.  You, as the Dialysis Center owner, have to consider everything..and everyone.  Technicians, surgeons, mid-level providers can all be insured under the medical group policy, while the dialysis center can maintain a separate policy underwritten by a different company.   Professional Liability Insurance, affordable, flexible solutions for Dialysis Centers Dialysis Centers and their associated physicians are now covered by many different insurance companies. With over 25 year’s experience with Nephrology Medical Malpractice Insurance, The Doctors’ Insurance Agency  has developed markets and expertise to help you pl ...
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