Medical Liability Monitor September 2023 issue highlights

September 11, 2023 by matray

Below are some headlines and article synopses from the September 2023 issue of Medical Liability Monitor. To read the articles in entirety, please subscribe today. Connecticut Supreme Court Narrows Scope of COVID Immunity for Medical Liability Claims The Connecticut Supreme Court last month determined that Gov. Ned Lamont’s pandemic-era executive… Continue reading...

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AM Best Affirms A (Excellent) Rating of Mutual Insurance Company of Arizona

September 6, 2023 by matray

Mutual Insurance Co. of Arizona MICA) announced that AM Best has affirmed its Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and its Issuer Credit Rating (ICR) of a+ (Excellent) — both with a stable outlook. MICA Risk Retention Group, Inc. also received a rating of A (Excellent), a+ (Excellent) with… Continue reading...

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Positive Physicians Insurance Co. Appoints Shelly Ursini Senior Vice President of Insurance Services

September 6, 2023 by matray

Positive Physicians Insurance Company announced the strategic appointment of Shelly Ursini as the senior vice president of insurance services, effective immediately. Shelly joins the team with a rich portfolio of experience in insurance services, marketing, underwriting and business development. Shelly Ursini has more than 18 years of experience in the… Continue reading...

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I-PASS Institute, Coverys Collaborate to Bring Patient Safety Solution to Hospitals Nationwide

September 6, 2023 by matray

I-PASS Patient Safety Institute (I-PASS), an authority on highly reliable clinical handoffs, announced it is working with Coverys to offer a structured communication tool to hospitals nationwide. For more than 15 years, I-PASS has provided hundreds of healthcare institutions with the methodology, platform and training to implement best-in-class clinical handoffs that capture… Continue reading...

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Markel promotes Sal Pollaro to Executive Underwriting Officer for Professional Liability

September 5, 2023 by matray

Markel, the insurance operations within the Markel Group, recently announced that Sal Pollaro has been named executive underwriting officer, professional liability for Markel Specialty, a division within the Markel insurance business. In his new role, Pollaro will lead the professional liability team to generate profitable growth, including establishing underwriting strategies,… Continue reading...

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The Cooperative of American Physicians Tops the 13,000 Member Mark, Reaching a New Milestone

September 5, 2023 by matray

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) recently announced that its membership has grown to exceed 13,000 California physicians, its largest member count in its 48-year history. The organization’s growth is further contributing to its already strong fiscal position and outlook. “Independent physicians have endured more than their share of… Continue reading...

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AM Best Upgrades Credit Ratings of Hospitals Insurance Company, Inc.; Affirms Credit Ratings of Doctors Company Insurance Group’s Members

August 31, 2023 by matray

AM Best  upgraded the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) to “a” (Excellent) from “a-” (Excellent) of Hospitals Insurance Company, Inc. (HIC). Concurrently, AM Best has affirmed the FSR of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term ICR of “a+”… Continue reading...

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NOW Insurance Receives Funding from Arch Capital Group Ltd. to Accelerate Growth

August 22, 2023 by matray

NOW Insurance, a full-stack, AI-enabled commercial insurance platform specializing in medical professional liability coverage, announced today an investment from a subsidiary of Arch Capital Group Ltd. and a managing general agent partnership with Arch Insurance North America. Proceeds from the latest capital raise will be used for launching its new… Continue reading...

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Integris Group Announces National Accreditation for CME Program by ACCME

August 11, 2023 by matray

Integris Group recently announced that the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) has awarded the company’s Continuing Medical Education (CME) program with accreditation through July 31, 2027. The decision came after a rigorous application process, which spanned nearly two years, from the preparation of the submission documentation, to an… Continue reading...

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Medical Liability Monitor August 2023 issue highlights

August 10, 2023 by matray

Below are some headlines and article synopses from the August 2023 issue of Medical Liability Monitor. To read the articles in entirety, please subscribe today. Florida Supreme Court Changes Appellate Rules So Challenges to Expert Witness Qualifications Can Be Immediately Appealed The Florida Supreme Court last month amended the state’s… Continue reading...

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