The Doctors Insurance Agency represent the largest medical liability insurance carrier in the nation: The Doctors Company (TDC)
TDC is the only carrier in the nation that, as part of its medical malpractice coverage, includes coverage to protect doctors against regulatory and liability claims arising from the incresing threat of theft, loss, or accidental transmission of confidential patient of financial information, as well as the cost of data recovery.
CyberGuard coverage component to TDC policy to address the Federal Trade Commission’s new Red Flag Rule which took effect in June 2010, which affects some physicians and medical groups in the California of obligation to protect patients against identity theft. TDC is the first insurer to include complimentary cyber liability protection as part of its medical liability coverage. Introducing CyberGuard – aggressive, broad coverage that protects doctors against regulatory and liability claims arising from the theft, loss, or accidental transmission of confidential patient or financial information, as well as the cost of data recovery.
This new addition to the policy provides $50,000 in aggregate protection for these exposures:
- Patient Notification and monitoring costs
- Network security and Privacy Insurance
- Coverage for regulatory investigation of a privacy breach
- Data recovery Cost Insurance
We are available to meet with you to discuss this in more specific detail, including perspective from the risk management area of the company.
Please contact The Doctors Insurance Agency and let us know if you have any other questions or concerns. Call us at 800-553-9293 or e-mail here