CAP Physicians Insurance Agency Appointed to The Hanover Insurance Group’s President’s Club

May 10, 2019 by matray

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) today announced that CAP Physicians Insurance Agency, Inc. (CAP Agency), a wholly owned subsidiary of CAP, has been appointed to The Hanover Insurance Group’s President’s Club, which recognizes elite independent insurance agencies from across the country. Agencies named to the company’s President’s Club… Continue reading...

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Overturns $350k Damage Cap

May 6, 2019 by matray

In a 5-3 opinion released on April 23, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the state’s $350,000 cap on recoverable non-economic damages is unconstitutional. According to the majority opinion in Beason v. I.E. Miller Services, Inc., the Court found the noneconomic damage cap to be an unconstitutional “special law” because… Continue reading...

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Quality Health Outcome Leaders to Speak at MPL Association Conference in Portland, Ore. — May 15-17

April 30, 2019 by matray

The MPL Association, the association representing the medical professional liability (MPL) community, today issued a reminder that its annual Conference will feature two of the leading voices on healthcare quality ratings: Leah Binder, president and chief executive officer, The Leapfrog Group, and Ben Harder, managing editor and chief, health analysis,… Continue reading...

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Healthcare Matters: 2018 Medical Professional Liability Market Update

April 12, 2018 by matray

Healthcare Matters launched new video segments from its "MPLI Executive Insights" series, where executives from companies involved with medical malpractice insurance are interviewed about trending topics and contemporary challenges facing the industry at large. The two new segments of "MPLI Executive Insights" feature interviews from the 2018 Professional Liability Underwriting… Continue reading...

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Hiscox Offering New Outpatient Mental Healthcare Professional Liability Coverage

March 9, 2018 by matray

Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, announced new coverages in their insurance policy for US businesses in the mental health industry. Hiscox PRO Outpatient Mental Healthcare Professional Liability offers a wide variety of specialized benefits for mental health professionals tailored to cover emerging risks in the allied healthcare field. Underscoring the… Continue reading...

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

September 13, 2017 by matray

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 until November 1 to ensure policyholders are able to work… Continue reading...

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NORCAL Mutual To Begin Offering Insurance to Nebraska Physicians

August 31, 2017 by matray

NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company will begin offering medical professional liability insurance in Nebraska, beginning September 1. This is the latest in NORCAL’s national expansion, which now reaches 38 states, including the District of Columbia. NORCAL Mutual and its subsidiaries insure more than 27,000 physicians nationwide and offer exclusive continuing medical… Continue reading...

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Does Clinical Integration Reduce Risk, Lower Cost of Care?

September 13, 2016 by matray

One of the priorities driving the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act of 2010 is the need to rein in the exorbitant costs associated with the world’s most expensive healthcare system. One of the ways in which the reform legislation aims to achieve this goal is by incentivizing disparate physicians, hospitals… Continue reading...

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Sign-up Now for ACI’s 2nd National Advanced Forum on Medical Liability

August 10, 2016 by matray

American Conference Institute’s 2nd National Advanced Forum on Medical Liability – Claims, Coverage and Risk Management on October 27-28, 2016 in New York City. This conference will bring together an impressive faculty of government officials, medical experts, risk managers, insurance professionals and leading plaintiffs’ and defense attorneys, who will provide the most up-to-date… Continue reading...

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ACI’s 2nd Advanced Forum on Medical Liability Claims, Coverage & Risk Management, Oct. 27-28, NYC

July 7, 2016 by matray

Healthcare providers face rising medical professional liability exposures given the recent increase in healthcare-system utilization under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), shifting trends in hiring and employment patterns as well as healthcare delivery models, increased use of electronic platforms and portals, decreasing reimbursements and greater regulatory scrutiny. As such, all those along the medical… Continue reading...

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