From the monthly archives: February 2014

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Medical Director responsible for more than intended by the office work.

Medical Director/Administrative Medicine The policy that we recommend is an all territory Medical Director Liability Insurance Policy; priced at $ 1,000 per year for $ 1,000,000 of limits. The AMDA (American Medical Directors Association) newsletter recently addressed some of the coverage issues confronted and covered by these Medical Director Liability Insurance Policies: According the AMDA NEWSLETTER, the advice that you should take efforts to Minimize Your Risk The newsletter cites the Federal Nursing Home Regulations: Regulations (42 CFR 483.75 (i)) states that the medical director is responsible for "implementation of resident care policies, and the coordination of medical care in the facility That Language could potentially hold the medical Director responsible  for more than intended by the office work; The administrative medicine (establishing protocols, overseeing the organization, management and reporting); is expanded by thelanguage used by the nursing hom ...
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Physician’s Assistant Liability Insurance Shared or Separate Limits?

 Whether you’re looking to do aesthetic procedures or clinical practice, employed, supervised or independent contractor, you may have to choose between separate or shared limits. The choice will determine the premium that you pay for the protection.  And, since I was just reading that there was $ 44 Million paid out against just Nurse Practitioners in the last five years, the decision of which limits to choose should be addressed. Sharing limits is not free (as some suspect it should be), but rather it is less expensive!  The addition of a shared limit risk (paramedical, allied or other medical professional) extends the risk of the supervising entity or physician, and, thus adds premium to the Named Insured. Limit of Insurance Defined The Limit of Insurance is the amount of coverage, the amount of money that the insurance company will pay on your behalf if you have a claim. Some limits are set up so that the defense of the claim reduces the amount of insurance that ...
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  2. Re: Developing Walk In and Urgent Care Centers

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  3. Re: Functional Medicine Malpractice Insurance

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  4. Re: Visiting Residents/Intern/ Fellow (Hands On) Medical Malpractice Insurance

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  5. Re: Medical Malpractice Insurance Benefits, expanding to outpatient facilities

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    -- Dave Anderson

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    -- James

  8. Re: Clinical Research Liability

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    -- Takoda Roland

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