Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Doctors Company Expands Presence in New York Medical Malpractice Market as Admitted Insurer

The Doctors Company announced yesterday that it is now offering coverage on an admitted basis to New York healthcare providers. The New York Department of Financial Services’ recent approval of the company’s manual rate and secondary filings officially confirmed the … Continue reading

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ISMIE Expands its Product and Service Lines in Missouri

ISMIE Mutual Insurance Co. and ISMIE Indemnity announced plans yesterday for expanded service and product offerings in the state of Missouri. With a recent updated rate filing, the companies will offer medical liability coverage for individual health professionals, groups and healthcare … Continue reading

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ISMIE Expands Michigan Footprint

ISMIE Mutual Insurance Co. and ISMIE Indemnity announced plans today for expanded service and product offerings in the state of Michigan. With a recent updated rate filing, the companies will offer medical liability coverage for individual health professionals, groups and … Continue reading

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ISMIE Risk Management Symposium to Examine Emerging Risks in Patient Safety, Medical Professional Liability

ISMIE Mutual Insurance Co. announced its 2nd Annual Risk Management Symposium: Emerging Risks. This daylong conference will be held November 17 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill., and is open to all interested healthcare professionals and administrators. This year’s … Continue reading

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NORCAL Provides Premium Relief for Florida, Georgia Policyholders Through November 1

Due to the severe impact and debilitating effects of Hurricane Irma, NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company is providing premium payment relief to all policyholders throughout Florida and Georgia. NORCAL will extend premium payment due dates for those impacted by Hurricane Irma … Continue reading

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A.M. Best Downgrades Credit Ratings of Kansas Medical Mutual Insurance Co.; Assigns Credit Ratings to KaMMCO Casualty Co., Inc.

A.M. Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) to A- (Excellent) from A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) to “a-” from “a” of Kansas Medical Mutual Insurance Company (KaMMCO) (Topeka, KS). The outlook of these Credit Ratings … Continue reading

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Coverys Announces Agreement to Acquire Global Insurance Management Company, Inc.

Coverys and Global Insurance Management Company, Inc. (GIMC), a provider of medical professional liability insurance, announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Coverys’ ProMutual Group will acquire GIMC. GIMC and the predecessors to … Continue reading

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ProAssurance Establishes the Nation’s First Academic Research Program Dedicated to Physician Wellness

ProAssurance Corp. today announced the establishment of the ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. This academic chair is the first of its kind in the United States. The initial $1.5 million gift to … Continue reading

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