Professional Liabilty Insurance for MediSpas

Medical Spas, or MediSpas, require unique insurance coverage because they are a part of both the medical and beauty industries. Due to their unique situation, MediSpas need both a Business Owners Policy and malpractice insurance coverage. A BOP is necessary to protect the company from liability from … [Read more...]

Why Doctors in Hawaii Should Take a Closer Look at MedPro

Who is MedPro?              For most doctors, facing a claim is not a matter of “if” but a matter of “when”. As such, medical malpractice insurance should be considered a commodity. MedPro is a leader in the medical malpractice insurance industry with over 200,000 doctors insured today. A … [Read more...]

2019 Employment Law Updates: Paid Family Leave

Eligibility When welcoming a new child or caring for an ill family member, individuals are now able to receive partial pay during their time off from work. To be eligible for paid family leave the employee must be using the time to either bond with a new child or take care of a family member … [Read more...]

Cybersecurity & Healthcare

    Each day we hear about another cyber breach. It doesn't matter whether it's individuals or corporations and organizations, what size or what industry. Let's take a look at how healthcare professionals and the every day data is not only at risk but how we can work on some … [Read more...]

National Health Center Week

Health Care for the Homeless Day The theme for National Health Center Week 2016 (NHCW) is “Celebrating America’s Health Centers: Innovators in Community Health.” Health Centers, as local and community owned and operated businesses serve over 24 million Americans at more than 9,000 delivery … [Read more...]

The Future of Telemedicine

Telemedicine use is expanding at an incredible rate, but with that rapid expansion comes some growing pains. More specifically, covering telemedicine from a medical malpractice perspective will require adherence to new standards; Underwriters need to assess how medical care is being administered, on … [Read more...]

Fla. Supreme Court tosses medical malpractice caps

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Caps placed on how much money people can receive in cases where a doctor's mistakes led to a patient's death were declared unconstitutional by the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday. The lawsuit limits were part of a law then-Republican Gov. Jeb Bush pushed in 2003 in an … [Read more...]

Physicians – Are you ready to compete with Wal-Mart ?

In the ever changing landscape of Healthcare in the United States, one never knows what will happen next. Presidio Insurance ran across this interesting article posted at http://conciergemedicinenews.wordpress.com/2014/03/18/trending-doctors-are-you-ready-to-compete-with-walmart/.  If there is … [Read more...]

Norcal has AM Best Rating of A (excellent stable)

AM Best the insurance rating service has rated Norcal Mutual Insurance company "A" (excellent-stable).  This is the 28th consecutive year Norcal has maintained this excellent rating. Physician policyholders can rest assured Norcal continues to reflect the stability and strong operating performance … [Read more...]

Accountable Care Organizations Lowering Risk and Rates

The California Medical Association defines an ACO as “a collection of physicians who join together to coordinate care, share clinical information and report on quality measures.”  A key part of healthcare reform, ACOs are intended to improve the quality of patient care.  In theory this improvement … [Read more...]