CTE & Claims | The Superbowl

  Each year the Superbowl draws millions of viewers. No matter who you're rooting for year to year, there's a possibility of another player could be showing signs of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). After 2015's film, "Concussion" depicting forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu's … [Read more...]

Winter Health Notice

Cold & Flu season is here and in full effect. Although there still isn't a cure, we have some tips for healthcare professionals to stay healthy this winter season. Prevention: Get A Flu Shot Hopefully by now you haven't contracted the flu virus yet, even if it's covered by this year's vaccine. … [Read more...]

Does My Practice Need Workers’ Compensation?

We've said it before, and we'll say it again; if you have one employee, you need Workers' Compensation coverage. A necessity for most employers, but are you sure your practice needs it? Who needs it? Generally, soleproprietorships & partnerships aren't required to have workers' compensation … [Read more...]

Key HR Points for California Employers in 2018

2018 brings some Employment Law Changes that are potential opportunities for EPLI claims. According to our HR legal council, Leanne Gravagne, the following changes will affect California Human Resources Managers hiring protocol: California Bans the Box  Do you have at least 5 employees? It's time … [Read more...]

General Liability vs. Businessowner’s Policy

  When deciding upon the right Business Insurance coverage for your medical practice you may be given options may include a combination of the following: Medical Professional Liability, General Liability or a Businessowner's Policy. We've noticed that there may be some confusion between GL … [Read more...]

What’s the Diff?: Clarifying Insurance Products

  Despite due diligence and willingness to help, chances are you've been given insurance options in the past, but you haven't quite known what exactly the differences were. Sometimes products can be so similar that it's hard to make a distinction. We're here to help! It's understandable … [Read more...]

Releasing Medical Records Without Consent | HIPAA

With Cyber Security as such a hot button issue, it's no wonder why everyone is trying to do their best to protect patient information. When threats exist beyond cyber we do our best to make sure there is no breach. Whether in person or on the web. However, many practices are unsure of the gray areas … [Read more...]

2018 CA Employment Law Changes – EPLI

As 2017 comes to a close, we welcome the new year with a penchant for new opportunities. However, uncharted territory rarely comes without new rules. 2018 is following suit, bring some changes to current laws for Employment Practices. With the enactment of a couple laws, smaller employers have brand … [Read more...]

Telemedicine: Cross-State Licensure

What is Telemedicine? Telemedicine is often used when referring to any of the traditional clinical diagnosis and monitoring that is delivered by technology. However, the term “Telehealth” is now more commonly used as it describes the wide range of diagnosis and management, education, and other … [Read more...]

Is Your MedSpa covered for hCG?

  MedSpas across the country are expanding their procedures to appeal to growing demands. This includes innovations in non-invasive supplements for weight loss like hCG.  The question is, are these highly sought after services covered under your medical malpractice policy? Human … [Read more...]

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