For more than a decade, medical malpractice insurance rates fell year after year from 2006 to 2018 and then remained flat for a historic length of time. Prior to that “Soft Market,” physicians had a difficult time finding insurance that they could afford. The medical malpractice insurance market is cyclical and will continue to fluctuateREAD MORE
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Ten Essential Facts About Medical Malpractice Insurance
Looking for a quick guide to help you understand Medical Malpractice Insurance? Whether you’re a physician, Nurse Practitioner, office manager, or hospital administrator, it’s helpful to have information available as you look to renew your current medical malpractice insurance or start a new practice. Below are 10 Essential Facts About Medical Malpractice Insurance you needREAD MORE
Types of Medical Malpractice Insurance
There are two different types of medical malpractice insurance: claims-made and occurrence. Each type has its own benefits and drawbacks, so it’s important to know which one is right for you before you purchase medical liability coverage. Let’s explore the differences between these two types of medical insurance, and where you can go for assistanceREAD MORE
Who Pays the Highest Rates for Medical Malpractice Insurance?
Physicians and medical practice administrators always want to know what medical specialties pay the highest rates for medical malpractice insurance. While rates vary by the insurance company, geographic area, and individual claims history, the general rule of thumb is that physicians that perform higher-risk procedures pay higher premiums. These higher-risk procedures include surgery, delivering babies,READ MORE
HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT MEDICAL MALPRACTICE INSURANCE PROVIDER
In today’s litigious society, medical malpractice insurance is not a luxury, but a necessity for healthcare providers to protect their practice and professional reputation against claims alleging negligent acts that caused injury to patients. So how do you, as a conscientious healthcare professional, find an insurance provider who meets your specific needs? Here are someREAD MORE
Medical Malpractice 101 – Who Needs Medical Professional Liability Insurance?
In this post, we’ll take a brief look at who needs medical professional liability insurance, and how both individual and group policies are important tools for the medical professional. Medical malpractice lawsuits are becoming increasingly common. The ease with which they can be brought, combined with the lack of serious consequences for those who bring themREAD MORE