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California Enacts First-In-Nation Law Requiring Doctors To Tell Patients When They Are On Probation

Doctors in California will have to be honest with their patients if they are on probation for sexual assault or other egregious patient harm under legislation, SB 1448 by Senator Jerry Hill, that was signed by the Governor yesterday. The … Continue reading

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NORCAL Group Foundation Opens Fall Grant Cycle Applications Now Being Accepted

The NORCAL Group Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides funding and support for healthcare initiatives focused on patient care, patient safety and physician wellness, is now accepting grant applications for qualifying programs through Oct. 15. Since its inception in 2017, … Continue reading

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Medical Malpractice Minute — September 2018

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Surgeon General to Address The Doctors Company’s National Summit of Healthcare Leaders Today

The United States Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, will address nearly 100 of the nation’s top healthcare leaders today, as the keynote speaker of The Doctors Company’s annual Executive Advisory Board meeting. Adams will focus on … Continue reading

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Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers Renews Exclusive Agreement with MagnaCare

Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers (“PRI”), an admitted medical malpractice insurer in New York State, announced the renewal of a cooperative agreement, first established in 1998, with MagnaCare, a full-service health plan administrator based in New York. Under the agreement, full-time physicians associated with … Continue reading

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Call on Your Senator to Protect Good Samaritan Language in Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act

Editor’s note: the following call to action is from Protect Patient’s Now, a national advocacy coalition working to enact medical liability reform at the federal level. Protect Patients Now needs your help in support of an important, bi-partisan medical liability reform … Continue reading

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A.M. Best Upgrades Issuer Credit Ratings of Members of MAG Mutual Group

A.M. Best has upgraded the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “a+” from “a” and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) of MAG Mutual Insurance Company (Atlanta, Ga.) and Professional Security Insurance Company (Scottsdale, Ariz.), collectively known as MAG … Continue reading

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Medical Malpractice Minute – August 2018

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Specialized Insurance Available for Fertility Medicine Practitioners through The Doctors Company

Qualified reproductive endocrinologists and infertility specialists (REIs) and their in vitro fertilization (IVF) labs who are members of The Doctors Company are eligible for the REI Protect Program, a highly specialized risk management program founded by Steven L. Katz, MD, … Continue reading

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CAIPA Renews Agreement with Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers

Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers (PRI), a medical malpractice insurer in New York State, announced the renewal of a long-standing cooperative agreement with the Coalition of Asian-American IPA (CAIPA). Under the agreement, CAIPA members who are currently insured through PRI, and new members who … Continue reading

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