Medical Malpractice News

19Jan, 2017

Know Your Limits: Understanding Medical Malpractice Coverage Limits

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Premium prices are always important when deciding on medical malpractice insurance, but have you also considered your policy’s coverage limits? The coverage limit is the part of your policy that states the maximum dollar amount that your insurance company is willing to cover in losses. It is important to consider these limits when choosing a policy so you find the right balance for your practice and don’t end up needing to cover your own losses or pay more than you should be paying. Take your individual risk into consideration when […]
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8Dec, 2016

What is MACRA?

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Every couple of years, seemingly out of nowhere, a new hot topic pops up in the healthcare industry. Not long ago HIPAA compliance was all that was talked about, before that RAC Audits, SGR fix, Affordable Care Act, and on and on.  With each new push for something new comes a new wave of fear in the medical community.  The latest buzz in healthcare seems to be MACRA, MIPS, and APMs, and the anxiety is rising as providers try to understand how it works, and how it affects them.  In […]
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4Oct, 2016

5 Things to Know About Medical Malpractice Today

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When it comes to Medical Malpractice, perceptions are almost always wrong. Myths and misconceptions promoted by trial lawyers hoping to gain new cases against physicians have given the general public the idea that there is some sort of medical malpractice crisis in the U.S., and that is simply not true.   Most people believe that medical malpractice premiums are skyrocketing and doctors are getting sued every time they walk in to see a patient. While this was once the case, the climate has changed, and there are 5 basic facts that […]
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