Teleradiology Prompts Medical Malpractice Insurance Quandry

By Gisela Plazas | August 28, 2008

A California Radiology Group plans to hire a radiologist to read films from his home in Colorado.  A practice commonly referred to as teleradiology, a branch of telemedicine. This teleradiology practice raises questions concerning whether the physician is practicing medicine in California or Colorado and subsequently will the California-based insurance carrier extend coverage for this …

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Medical Malpractice Insurance Premium Freeze for New York

By Gisela Plazas | August 27, 2008

Governor Patterson of New York  signed a bill today (August 27, 2008) that proposes to give relief to physicians under the burden of astronomically rising medical professional liability insurance  premiums; suspend a proposed surcharge until June 2009; and give the State of New York additional time to develop a permanent solution to the medical malpractice …

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