Medical Malpractice News

11Mar, 2016

What Is Medical Malpractice Insurance? Do You Need It?

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Medical malpractice is defined by legal-dictionary.com as, “Improper, unskilled or negligent treatment of a patient by a physician, dentist, nurse pharmacist or other health care professional.” In general terms, a physician will be held liable if his or her conduct fails to meet the “standard of care” provided by other doctors under similar situations. Many mistakes can fall into this category including: prescribing the wrong medications, misdiagnosing the patient, diagnosing the patient too late, failing to educate the patient about the risks and side effects of a procedure, not having the proper […]
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19Jun, 2015

Better Service, Better Value from eQuoteMD

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Over the last few months we've been working behind the scenes to come up with new ways to bring you even better customer service than ever. At the same time we've been seeking out ways to strengthen our ability to offer you the greatest values on medical professional liability insurance anywhere in the market. And we think we've succeeded.
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18Jul, 2014

New Insurance Requirements for Arizona Docs

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In October 2013, the Arizona legislature passed a measure that changes insurance requirements for many doctors in Arizona. Under this new provision, doctors contracted with the state Medicaid system are now required to carry sexual abuse and molestation insurance coverage. eQuoteMD caught up with an expert in the field of Arizona medical professional liability insurance to find out more about the rule change. Sean Mintz of Centurion Medical Liability Services filled us in on the details:
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23Apr, 2013

How to Save Money on Medical Malpractice Insurance: Three Tips

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“Beware of little expenses.  A small leak will sink a great ship.”  Wise words from the man that also said, “A penny saved is a penny earned,” Benjamin Franklin.  The problem for medical practices today is that it seems there are no “little expenses.”  All businesses are faced with large expenses that continue to grow, and that is especially true in healthcare.  With the changes in reimbursements and the uncertainty of the future of healthcare in the U.S., it’s more important than ever for practice managers to control costs and […]
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