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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12Mar, 2015

Spring Has Sprung and that Means a New Look for eQuoteMD!

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Spring is upon us! Last weekend we set our clocks forward. The weather is starting to warm up. The plants are starting to bud. And with this changing of the seasons eQuoteMD has done some spring-cleaning. We thought it was time to freshen up a bit, update our look, and make eQuoteMD.com an even better place for you to take care of all your medical professional liability and physician disability insurance needs. So, what did we do? We started from the ground up and, simplified, cleaned up, streamlined, and redesigned […]
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8Aug, 2014

Wisconsin Malpractice in the News

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Wisconsin has been in the news quite a bit lately with stories related to healthcare and particularly malpractice.  In many ways the state’s situation presents a microcosm of a number of the questions and contradictions at issue in states all across the U.S.  From debates about informed consent to available representation and fair compensation, incentives, motives and more are at issue in the many conversations being had and cases being decided across the state.  One thing is for sure—there isn’t much agreement. For instance, malpractice filings are down dramatically in […]
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1Aug, 2014

Can “Meaningful Use” Improve the Quality of Healthcare?

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It’s no secret that Americans spend more money on healthcare than any other developed nation in the world.  But does spending more money equate to higher quality healthcare?  According to a recent publication by the Commonwealth Fund, it does not.  In fact the report, Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, 2014 Update: How the U.S. Health Care System Compares Internationally, ranks the U.S. dead last, number 11 out of 11 countries studied, including Canada, France, and the United Kingdom.  The criteria included the cost, safety, and quality of healthcare as well […]
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