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Survey Shows Medical Malpractice Limits Remain Unchanged in 2016

Posted on: October 19, 2016 by Chris Murray

Recently released data based on the 2016 Medical Liability Monitor Annual Rate Survey indicates that Medical Malpractice insurance premiums remain essentially unchanged from 2015 to 2016. In fact, the industry experienced only a very slight (0.1%) cumulative decrease from last year. For the vast majority (75%) of insurers in the survey, rates remained the same […] Read More

Posted in: blog Malpractice Insurance Medical Facilities Uncategorized

Indiana Passes Cap Change on Medical Malpractice Claims

Posted on: March 9, 2016 by Caitlin Morgan

Since 1999, Indiana has capped medical malpractice awards at $1.25 million. Under law SB 28, no health care provider is liable for more than $250,000 for a single malpractice incident. The total amount recoverable by the claimant is up to $1.25 million with the first $250,000 coming from the physician and the remaining $1 million […] Read More

Posted in: blog Malpractice Insurance Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice: HHS Proposing Revisions to Digital Record Requirements

Posted on: June 11, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has recently proposed a series of revisions to its rules requiring doctors, hospitals and tech companies to use electronic health records (EHRs). The proposed revisions would provide more time to meet the requirements and would address a number of complaints from health care professionals. Digital records are […] Read More

Posted in: blog Healthcare Medical Malpractice

The Need for Tail Coverage with Indiana Claims-Made Medical Malpractice Insurance

Posted on: May 29, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

Medical Malpractice insurance is designed to respond to liability claims against doctors and other medical professionals arising out of their treatment of patients. Coverage typically includes negligence claims as well as other claims alleging that a medical professional’s conduct breached his or her duty of care. Attorney fees and other legal costs are also typically covered. […] Read More

Posted in: blog Medical Malpractice