From the monthly archives: February 2015

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Medical Malpractice Insurance Premium that Matches Your Practice

The Doctors’ Insurance Agency represents some of the largest Medical Malpractice Insurance Carriers in the country.
When we receive an application, one of our ten licensed medical malpractice insurance agents and experienced representatives goes to work to help find the best offer.

The work of accurately presenting, negotiating and working for your fair price is really  not that complicated;  and, as I often say, you have to know where to go, which companies to approach in order to get the best offer in the shortest time.
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We're exhibiting at the 20th Annual Telemedicine Meeting and Trade Show

Visit us at the World's Largest Meeting and Trade Show Focused on Telemedicine, Telehealth & mHealth


The Doctors Insurance Agency  is exhibiting at ATA 2015 in Los Angeles this May. Join us and over 6,000 leaders in telemedicine for 500+ peer-reviewed presentations, 250+ product and service providers, countless networking opportunities and more at the 3rd Annual Telemedicine Venture Summit.

As a client of ours, we would like to invite you to visit our booth, on us! Exhibit hall passes are normally $50, but we're pleased to extend them to you free of charge! Download the information to register click here  We'll see you there .

A Common Offer To Retired Physician is To Sign a Contract as a Medical Director

Many physicians who retire from the practice of medicine and accordingly accept their  free retirement tail realize that they miss contributing; they miss working and using their medical license to positively impact our society.

And, a common offer to retired (or physicians looking to make a change) is to sign a contract as a medical director for a variety of facilities. If this opportunity presents to you...
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Not all Medical Director Contracts are Alike and They Don’t or Shouldn’t all Cost the Same

The problem is: not all agency’s or brokers understand that. It is important to represent exactly what you’re doing on the application.

There are three tiers of medical director work:

  • Administrative only
  • Indirect Patient care (supervising other MD’s or Mid-Levels)
  • Direct Patient Care.

    We need to make sure your medical director policy is written to protect you for all three (if that is what you’re doing).
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Podiatry, Still a Growing Specialty, With Very Competitive Premiums.

The online article below (analyzed and discussed):  mentions the difference and the level of success of the non-surgical podiatrist. What is wrong with being a Non-Surgical Podiatrist.

1ink.com  We work with so many physicians, M.D.’s, D.O.’s, DPM’s and other practitioners;  the intuitive thought about the success and path of these professions is that surgical specialties are more highly sought after, more successful. Surgical Podiatrists…Longer Residencies and higher demand?

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    -- Ann Shang

  2. Re: Clinical Research Liability

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

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    -- Sarah

  4. Re: Developing Walk In and Urgent Care Centers

    It's good to see that urgent care facilities are becoming more and more prevalent. You are right that...

    -- Caden Dahl

  5. Re: Functional Medicine Malpractice Insurance

    Interested in obtaining information for FM MP

    -- Cynthia Shughrue

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

    I am a final year medical student planning to do a couple of electives in medical school in the US and...

    -- Varun

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

    I like the idea of some of the cost returning to the normal discounted market after a few years of claims...

    -- Dave Anderson

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

    Thanks for giving me more information about the benefits of podiatrists from the healthcare reform. ...

    -- James