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The Doctors Insurance Agency works with over 5,000 physicians in 500 facilities in 33 states, providing healthcare professional liability insurance. It is important to consider the differences between claims-made and occurrence policies, according to the American College of Physicians, when considering what type of Medical Malpractice Professional Liability Insurance to purchase.
Occurrence policies differ from claims-made insurance in that they cover any claim for an event that took place during the period of coverage, even if the claim itself is filed after the policy lapses.
Occurrence policies are less common, especially in private practice with groups of 50 or fewer physicians. This is because occurrence premiums include a load calculated to compensate the carrier for coverage for liability insurance, protecting the doctor against claims that are presented in the future. This actuarial commitment requires more premium in the policy year.
In the world of self-driving cars, smart houses, and the Internet of Things, it is not surprising that in my weekly reading of National Insurance trade journals (great bedtime reading!) I see news about predictive modeling algorithms designed to direct care and patient safety, as well as large-scale artificial intelligence-driven medical professional liability underwriting systems.
These underwriting methods are designed to replace or supplement the work of underwriters. Self-driving malpractice insurance policies seem to be in the works.
An example of predictive modeling is rating auto accident and liability insurance premiums based on such seemingly irrelevant factors as the density of deer populati
Re: Clinical Research Liability
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-- Ann Shang
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Re: The Podiatrists Market Research Report states that demand for podiatrists will likely benefit from healthcare reform.
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Re: Developing Walk In and Urgent Care Centers
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-- Caden Dahl
Re: Functional Medicine Malpractice Insurance
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Re: Visiting Residents/Intern/ Fellow (Hands On) Medical Malpractice Insurance
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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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-- Millie Hue
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