Medical Malpractice News

18Dec, 2015

How Much is Medical Malpractice Insurance?

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One question we are often asked by new and potential clients is: “how much is medical malpractice insurance?” That question is usually followed by: “why is it so expensive?” The media, lawyers, and politicians are claiming that one of the main reasons for the high cost of healthcare is the rising and outrageous cost of medical malpractice insurance. This is simply not true. With the exception of New York, parts of Illinois and New Jersey, Florida and a few other anomalies, medical malpractice claims are at all-time lows and the […]
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30Nov, 2015

eQuoteMD Now Offering Quotes for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

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The most trusted online source for medical malpractice insurance quotes for physicians, eQuoteMD, is pleased to announce free quotes for Nurse Practitioners (NP) and Physician Assistants (PA).  For more than 4 years, eQuoteMD, has been providing 20% — 40% savings to physicians in all specialties and in all states, and now NPs and PAs can take advantage of the same level of service and savings.  eQuoteMD has partnered with over 30 medical malpractice insurance carriers, using its significant network presence to secure the best coverage at the best rates. NPs and PAs […]
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22Jul, 2015

Are You Ready for ICD-10?

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As a medical provider or practice administrator are you prepared to transition to ICD-10? Many practices are ready for the new system, but some are way behind and will have medical claims rejected if they aren’t using the appropriate codes. In order to avoid billing problems with Medicare and Medicaid medical providers need to get up to speed on ICD-10. The World Health Organization has created the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases, called ICD-10. It is a system of codes for medical records that includes diseases, symptoms, […]
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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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15Apr, 2015

Doctors Declare Victory in Fight Over Medicare Reimbursements

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Many in the healthcare community are celebrating today. Yesterday, the Senate voted overwhelmingly to pass the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 (H.R.2), thus staving off a 21% decrease in Medicare reimbursement rates set to take effect today, April 15th. But this bill is different than what we’ve seen in the past, this bill eliminates the formula that causes these crisis moments that in the past have been addressed with short-term extensions. The Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) was introduced in 1997, and has been a source of frustration […]
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