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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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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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31Mar, 2017

How much should you pay for tail insurance? The answer may surprise you

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While the high price of medical malpractice insurance premiums is enough to give most physicians sleepless nights, the problem can become even more pressing should you need to purchase tail coverage. In the past, it was common for tail insurance premiums to be anywhere from two to four times as high as standard malpractice premiums. However, this is no longer always the case, as many insurance carriers are beginning to offer a range of tail insurance options that ensure you have the coverage you need without having to fork over […]
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26Aug, 2016

5 Medical Malpractice Facts You Should Know

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As experts in the field of medical malpractice insurance solutions we here at eQuoteMD frequently hear a handful of the same questions and misconceptions voiced by our clients, and in the broader media. So we thought we’d take this opportunity to share a few facts about medical malpractice and malpractice insurance that may surprise you.
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