MPL Association: Federal Legislation Would Mean Critical Liability Protections for Healthcare Professionals during COVID-19 National Emergency

June 1, 2020 by matray

Editor’s note: the Medical Professional Liability Association (MPL Association) president and CEO Brian K. Atchinson issued the following statement about the Coronavirus Provider Protection Act (H.R. 7059), legislation to provide limited liability protections to health professionals and facilities during the COVID-19 outbreak that was introduced by Representatives Phil Roe, MD,… Continue reading...

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Elizabeth Leedom, Margaret Byrnes Named Recipients of the 2020 MPL Industry Defender Award

May 13, 2020 by matray

The Medical Professional Liability (MPL) Association announced that it will award Elizabeth A. Leedom and Margaret Byrnes with its MPL Industry Defender Award. Leedom and Byrnes are being recognized for outstanding lifelong contributions to defending physicians, other healthcare professionals, hospitals and clinics, and their exceptional work on behalf of medical… Continue reading...

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Health Coalition on Liability and Access Announces 2020 Board of Directors, Executive Committee

April 24, 2020 by matray

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) announced the organization's Board of Directors and Executive Committee members for 2020, following the annual meeting held earlier this month. As Sustaining Members of the HCLA, Board seats were granted to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American… Continue reading...

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Medical Professional Liability Association Cancels Leadership Forum and Annual Conference

March 18, 2020 by matray

Statement from the Medical Professional Liability Association: The MPL Association has been actively monitoring evolving developments related to the coronavirus. Based on new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the District of Columbia government, the MPL Association Leadership Forum and Annual Conference scheduled for May… Continue reading...

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Official statement from the Medical Professional Liability Association on coronavirus and its upcoming, May 6-8, Conference in Washington, D.C.

March 12, 2020 by matray

Official statement from the Medical Professional Liability Association on coronavirus and its upcoming, May 6-8, Conference in Washington, D.C. "The MPL Association has been having extensive discussions and consultations with Association members and leadership and other valued sources of information as well as actively monitoring developments related to the coronavirus.… Continue reading...

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The MPL Association Elects Two New Directors at 2019 Annual Conference

May 22, 2019 by matray

The Medical Professional Liability (MPL) Association, the association representing the medical professional liability insurance community, has announced the election of J. Michael Conerly, MD, LAMMICO, and Gregg L. Hanson, Coverys, to serve three-year terms on the Association’s Board of Directors. The election occurred on May 17, during the Association’s Annual… Continue reading...

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