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Understanding Common Home Health Care Liabilities

Posted on: August 25, 2017 by Chris Murray

As the baby boomer generation ages, more and more are requiring certain healthcare facilities to take care of their needs. In 2016 it was reported that there were 49.2 million U.S. residents aged 65 and older, which is a 40 percent increase from the numbers reported in 2000. While some choose to go to nursing […] Read More

Posted in: blog Home Health Care Insurance

Preventing Respiratory Tract Infections in Healthcare Facilities

Posted on: August 17, 2017 by Chris Murray

As the summer comes closer to an end and the days slowly grow colder and shorter as we enter autumn and prepare for winter, it’s time to start thinking about common infections and how they can be prevented. Respiratory tract infections, which include diseases such as pneumonia, bronchitis, laryngitis, tonsillitis, asthma, the common cold and […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance blog Healthcare Facilities Insurance Long-term care facility Nursing Home

Creating a Strong Social Media Policy for Senior Living Facilities – Part I

Posted on: June 20, 2017 by Chris Murray

Social media and other web-based tools have provided many industries, including the senior living sector, with additional methods of communication and information sharing. Platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others can be used to effectively improve healthcare but they also present potential risks to residents, employees and providers and can result in the distribution […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance blog Insurance Long-term care facility Nursing Home

Ensuring HIPAA Compliance for Health Care Organizations

Posted on: May 16, 2017 by Chris Murray

The Human Health Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) on a regular basis issues press releases announcing recent Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) settlements and enforcement actions. For example, just a few weeks ago, the HHS issued a release stating that a Texas health system provider agreed to a $2.4 million settlement […] Read More

Posted in: blog Health & Fitness Industry Healthcare Healthcare Facilities Insurance

New Study Reveals Majority of Healthcare Organizations Lack Resources to Manage Data Breaches

Posted on: May 19, 2016 by Chris Murray

The “Sixth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security” by the Ponemon Institute reveals that healthcare organizations have experienced an increased frequency of breaches. Many of them lack the money and resources to manage data breaches caused by evolving cyber threats, preventable mistakes, and other dangers. The study surveyed healthcare organizations and business associates (BA) to […] Read More

Posted in: blog Cyber Liability Healthcare Healthcare Facilities Home Health Care Insurance Privacy Exposure Uncategorized

Tennessee Captive Insurance Update: Legislation Designed to Attract Re-domestication

Posted on: May 18, 2016 by Chris Murray

Tennessee over the last few years has become a domicile of choice for captive insurance companies. In 2015, according the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance, there were 57 new captives established in the Volunteer State. This included 47 pure captives, four Risk Retention Groups (RRGs), and six PCCs (containing 106 protected cells), which represented […] Read More

Posted in: blog Captive Solutions Insurance law

Organizations that Make Good Captive Candidates

Posted on: May 10, 2016 by Chris Murray

Captive insurance companies have increased in popularity over the last several years, with increasingly more organizations realizing the benefits and cost-effectiveness of a captive in managing risk. A captive structure reflects a business’ risk profile and its exposures rather than how the traditional commercial insurance market determines rates. What’s more, over the years, the scope […] Read More

Posted in: blog Captive Solutions Insurance Risk Management

Finding the Right Cyber Liability Insurance for Your Company

Posted on: July 14, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

The interest in cyber liability insurance over the last year has surged as a result of the number of high-profile attacks that have occurred across all industry segments, including for healthcare, education, retail, entertainment, and financial institutions. Cyber Liability insurance can be designed to provide coverage as a result of a breach for loss or […] Read More

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Investor Outlook for Independent Living, Assisted Living Facilities Positive

Posted on: September 25, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

  Investor Outlook for Independent Living, Assisted Living Facilities Positive There’s positive industry growth news for the senior housing sector, which includes independent living facilities, assisted living facilities and nursing homes. According to National Real Estate Investor (NREI), within the last 15 years, “seniors housing went from being a small property niche to one of […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance Insurance

Employee Training Needed to Foster A Fair Workplace Environment

Posted on: February 27, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

Employee Training Needed to Foster A Fair Workplace Environment In our blog last month we cited that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) collected $372.1 million for victims of workplace discrimination for fiscal year 2013. As we stated, the EEOC appears to have taken an aggressive stance in its pursuit of discrimination claims, increasingly going […] Read More

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