Ortho Preferred Success on the West Coast

Early success began for Ortho Preferred on the East Coast. Recently, however, Ortho-Preferred has developed inroads on the West Coast with orthopedists in California and Oregon seeing the benefits of this exclusive program to meet the medical malpractice needs of orthopedic surgeons. Ortho … [Read more...]

New Procedure? Check Your Medical Malpractice Insurance Coverage First

A recent inquiry from an existing physician client highlighted the issue of obtaining medical malpractice coverage BEFORE introducing new procedures to your practice.  In this case, a physician client contacted our office to advise us of a new procedure he would be performing as a part of his … [Read more...]

New Medispa Malpractice Insurance Now Available

Presidio Insurance is pleased to announce we have yet another medical malpractice insurance option for our medispa clients.  Effective immediately,  Medical Protective Insurance company will begin offering medical malpractice coverage options for qualified medispa facilities in the US.   For more … [Read more...]

NORCAL Mutual Announces DataShield™ — Free Coverage

Joining other medical malpractice insurers like The Doctors Company, NORCAL Mutual now offers a new, free coverage enhancement that will protect policyholders from information, computer and network risk. Effective Jan. 1, 2011, DataShield™ provides substantial protection from the growing risks … [Read more...]

Norcal Mutual Announces 2011 Dividend for California Insureds

Norcal declared a 2011 dividend, which will be returned to policyholders in the form of premium credits to eligible individual physicians, medical groups and healthcare facilities. The 2011 dividend equates to approximately 10 percent of eligible policyholders' 2010 premiums. Norcal has advised us … [Read more...]

OB/GYNs face obstacles in medical malpractice insurance for Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation

 Declining reimbursement in traditional OB/GYN practices has pushed many OB/Gyns to broaden their practice to include specialized, aesthetic procedures to bring in extra revenue.  Among those procedures commonly being considered by OB/GYNs, is laser vaginal rejuvenation.  This raises the issue of … [Read more...]

Medical Protective Pediatrics Affinity Program

Working in conjunction with the American Academy of Pediatrics, Medical Protective (MedPro) will soon be offering a new member-benefit affinity program, the "AAP Members Liability Insurance Program." The program is being made available to new customers as well as renewing policies, starting on the … [Read more...]

The Doctors Company Acquires SCPIE, Lowers Insurance Rates

The Doctors Company lowered medical malpractice insurance rates recently -- to levels as low as, or lower than, SCPIE's rates. This has raised concern about the wisdom associated with such a move. Actuaries at The Doctors Company apparently determined that although the rates were insufficient to … [Read more...]

MedPro Provides Peace of Mind

An excerpt from the November 1st, 2008 letter by Medical Protective President and CEO Tim Kenesey… Over the last couple of months - in light of the Wall St. meltdown, widely reported bank and insurance failures and weaknesses, and the related implications to the medical malpractice insurance … [Read more...]

“The Doctors Company” Lowering Premiums in California

Following the June 2008 acquisition of SCPIE, The Doctors Company is now 19,000 physicians strong in California.  Apparently, their position as a market leader in California has led to a recent decision to reduce rates by 10 to 30 percent for California physicians.  The request to reduce rates has … [Read more...]