Medical Malpractice News

Allied healthcare provider
11Jun, 2020

Allied Healthcare Providers: Should You Get an Occurrence or Claims Made Policy?

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Medical Malpractice Insurance policies can be confusing, and most allied healthcare providers are unsure whether to get an Occurrence or a Claims Made policy.  The answer to this question really depends on your employer, your employment status, and your future career plans.  First, a definition of each type of policy may be helpful:
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27Mar, 2020

COVID-19 & Caring for our Healthcare Community

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Nobody knows how this Coronavirus era of 2019 and 2020 will be viewed in the history books decades from now, but we do know that our healthcare community will be the heroes of the story. Physicians, nurses, and all our healthcare providers are on the frontlines in testing and caring for the sick, and hopefully will soon formulate a vaccine for COVID-19.
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Student Malpractice Insurance
10Aug, 2018

Student Malpractice Insurance | Don’t Wait Until Later

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When you’re in medical school, you already have a ton to worry about. In addition to the standard worries of graduate school—signing a lease on a decent apartment, furnishing that apartment with at least a bed, maybe a card table to use for takeout, attending orientations that seem to never end—you also have to think about what area of medicine you want to pursue, and how you’ll deal with night-long exam crunches and stomach-twisting encounters with your first cadavers.
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8May, 2018

The Importance of Being Proactive when Purchasing Tail Insurance

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If you’re looking at a big shift in your professional life—if you’re moving, or mulling retirement, or simply switching practices—and are currently covered under a claims-made policy, it’s important to start looking into tail coverage right away. Tail insurance fills in the coverage gap caused by the cancellation of a claims-made policy. When a big change necessitates a change in malpractice coverage, you’re looking at the cancellation of your current policy. What you are purchasing with tail coverage is an extended reporting period—that is, an extended period of time that […]
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