Medical Liability Monitor presents a very timely webinar… Post-Pandemic Telehealth: How the Extraordinary Increase in Telemedicine During the Pandemic Will Alter the Current MPL Insurance Landscape

May 25, 2021 by matray

DATE: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 TIME: 2 p.m. EDT; 1 p.m. CDT; 12 p.m. MDT; 11 a.m. PDT PLACE: Your computer COST: $147 through 6/2/21; $197 thereafter. Registration includes access for up to five participants in multiple locations. REGISTER NOW: tinyurl.com/2x28wbrb The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a sudden, significant increase… Continue reading...

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South Carolina Medical Malpractice Association to Host Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference for Submitting a Proposal in Response to SCMMA RFP No. 2021-001

April 14, 2021 by matray

To All Interested Persons: The South Carolina Medical Malpractice Association (SCMMA) is hosting a mandatory pre-bid conference for all persons interested in submitting a proposal in response to SCMMA RFP No. 2021-001 (announcement and RFP can be found here for more details). The mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on… Continue reading...

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ProAssurance Declares $0.05 Quarterly Dividend

September 3, 2020 by matray

The Board of Directors of ProAssurance Corp. has declared a cash dividend of $0.05 per common share, payable on Oct. 9, 2020, to shareholders who own our stock as of September 24, 2020. For 2020, the ProAssurance dividend policy anticipates a total annual dividend of $0.72 per share. On an… Continue reading...

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Institute for Justice Calls on States to Allow Nurse Practitioners to Help with COVID-19 Relief

April 17, 2020 by matray

The Institute for Justice (IJ) sent open letters to six states calling on authorities to suspend requirements that nurse practitioners may only work in hospitals under the supervision of a physician. The supervision requirements in California, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Texas and Virginia prevent many nurse practitioners from helping patients… Continue reading...

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AM Best to Host Free Webinar on the State of the U.S. Medical Professional Liability Sector

April 16, 2020 by matray

AM Best will host a complimentary webinar on April 28, 2020, at 10 a.m. (EDT). AM Best analytic personnel and insurance industry leaders will review the state of the U.S. medical professional liability insurance sector. The panel will examine financial results, underwriting, loss trends, regulatory and industry developments, along with… Continue reading...

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Protect Patients Now Needs Your Help to Protect Patients, Healthcare Providers on Front Lines of COVID-19 Pandemic.

April 14, 2020 by matray

The following is a Legislative Alert from Protect Patients Now: Protect Patients Now needs your help to protect patients and the healthcare providers that are working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthcare professionals and facilities are facing challenges, unlike anything in our modern medical history. They put… Continue reading...

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The Hilb Group Acquires Healthcare Liability Consultants Agency, Hires Julie Paton

March 25, 2020 by matray

The Hilb Group, a middle market insurance agency headquartered in Richmond, Va., announced yesterday that it has acquired Healthcare Liability Consultants Agency and hired owner and medical malpractice insurance specialist, Julie Paton, as a producer. The transaction became effective March 1, 2020. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Paton will join the… Continue reading...

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Beazley Enhances Virtual Care policy for Digital Health Sector

February 19, 2020 by matray

Specialist insurer Beazley has enhanced its Virtual Care insurance policy in the United States to offer greater protection for the providers of technology-enabled healthcare and lifestyle management services. The rapidly growing global digital health market is estimated to reach a value of $504 billion by 2025 and includes telehealth, which… Continue reading...

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July 1, 2019 by matray

AMA Abortion Lawsuit Puts Doctors In The Thick Of Debate Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News The American Medical Association is suing North Dakota to block two abortion-related laws, the latest signal the doctors’ group is shifting to a more aggressive stance as the Trump administration and state conservatives ratchet up… Continue reading...

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Center For Justice & Democracy Releases New Briefing Book — Medical Malpractice: By The Numbers

June 20, 2019 by matray

The Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School (CJ&D) today released the 12th update to its MedicalMalpractice: By The Numbers briefing book. The fully-sourced, 172-page volume includes the latest statistics and research on issues related to medical malpractice, including more than 500 footnotes linking to original sources.… Continue reading...

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