Neurosurgeons put themselves at risk every day in the operating room. When performing such complex procedures, it’s equally as important to have coverage in the event something goes wrong as it is to have the proper education behind you to carry out the procedure. Unfortunately, we can’t predict the future. We can, however, ensure thatREAD MORE
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What Factors Affect The Cost Of General Surgeon Malpractice Insurance?
As a physician, you are no doubt aware of the importance of having malpractice insurance to protect yourself and your practice from possible lawsuits. However, not all malpractice insurance costs are the same. For example, rates for general surgeons tend to be higher than the average physician’s policy (although less than other surgical specialties, suchREAD MORE
What Kind of Malpractice Insurance do OB/GYNs Need?
“Medical Malpractice Insurance policies have become a commodity in the insurance industry, meaning that they are all about the same and there is not much difference in price from one company to the next.”This statement is not quite true. Actually, there are differences in the policies and the costs, and if you’re an OB/GYN, youREAD MORE
Medical Malpractice Insurance-What Every Healthcare Professional Needs to Know
When there is a case of patient injury due to medical error, misdiagnosis, professional negligence, etc., medical malpractice insurance comes into play by protecting the financial assets of a healthcare provider. While some specialists are sued more frequently than others, every physician should carry the best coverage possible. Let’s learn more about this insurance andREAD MORE
Medical Malpractice Insurance Rates Continue to Rise
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
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
How To Get General Surgery Malpractice Insurance
General surgeons play an important role in health care, treating illnesses that can only be resolved with surgery. However, they typically offer high-risk care, which means they need medical malpractice insurance coverage to ensure their financial protection. The best way for surgeons to ensure that they are protected from the potential impact of a medicalREAD MORE
Why Neurosurgery Needs to Be Covered by Malpractice Insurance
Did you know that 20 percent of physicians are sued for malpractice every year in the United States? In fact, about half of all medical doctors will be sued by patients at least once in their careers. If you’re a neurosurgeon, your chances of being sued are even higher than for other specialists. Let’s talkREAD 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