TDC is Taking the Mal out of Malpractice

  After extensive research, The Doctors Company (TDC) has decided to take the Mal out of Malpractice. But what does that mean? Well, TDC is guided by their belief that the practice of good medicine should be advanced, protected, and rewarded in every way. For those reasons they're taking … [Read more...]

The Doctors Company: New Subsidiary

Recently The Doctors Company  (TDC) announced the creation of a new excess and surplus lines subsidiary— called TDC Specialty Underwriters, Inc.—to facilitate the expansion of its product and service offerings to a broader and changing array of healthcare industry insurance customers. Available … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Intensivists Medical Malpractice Insurance Tips

Intensivists face a different coverage scenario and higher risk than traditional, office-based providers.  For intensivists it is not a mater of IF one will face litigation, but WHEN one will face litigation.  Therefore, it is vital to secure medical malpractice coverage from  top-rated insurance … [Read more...]

California Medical Malpractice Insurance Rankings Published

The California Department of Insurance has issued their annual report outlining the market share and written premiums of insurers writing medical malpractice insurance policies in California.  This is closely watched data as the failure rate for medical malpractice insurance companies is among the … [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...]

Presidio Insurance offers HCG Weight Loss Program Malpractice Insurance Coverage

   hCG, or human chorionic gonadotrophin is a glycoprotein hormone produced in pregnancy. During pregnancy, the placenta produces hCG which allows the body to mobilize fat and use it as energy for both mother and fetus.     Performed within Alternative Medicine Practices, although the … [Read more...]

Medical Malpractice Insurance Discounts from The Doctors Company

As a broker representing The Doctors Company, we look to find any and every possible savings for our physician and surgeon clients purchasing medical malpractice insurance. One often overlooked savings opportunity for medical malpractice insurance coverage is discounts available as a member of … [Read more...]