Claims-Made Insurance

What is Disability Insurance for Doctors and Why Do I Need It?

By |2023-05-03T03:46:15-05:00April 20th, 2023|Claims-Made Insurance, Claims-Paid Insurance, Disability Insurance, Physician Resources|

Disability Insurance is Paycheck Protection for Doctors Physicians often protect their practices from harm with medical malpractice insurance, but what if you sustain a disabling illness or injury that prevents you from practicing medicine? Disability insurance provides financial protection if you should become unable to work due to an injury or illness. [...]

Understanding Claims-made “Step-up” Rates and Your Coverage Alternatives

By |2023-01-30T01:45:31-06:00January 20th, 2023|Claims-Made Insurance, Malpractice Insurance|

There’s a lot to think about when choosing the right type of medical malpractice insurance for your practice – depth of coverage, your specialty, your risk of being sued, and history of prior claims to name a few. Add to that list the annual premium cost and how it will affect your operating [...]

Occurrence vs Claims-Made Malpractice Insurance – What’s the Difference?

By |2021-08-02T19:25:42-05:00July 22nd, 2021|Claims-Made Insurance, Malpractice Insurance, Occurrence Insurance|

When given the choice between occurrence and claims-made malpractice insurance policies, it's critical that doctors understand the benefits and limitations of each option. This guide explains the differences between occurrence and claims-made malpractice insurance and will help you decide which choice is right for you. What is the Main Difference Between an [...]

Claims-Made vs. Claims-Paid Medical Malpractice Insurance

By |2021-05-21T20:18:34-05:00November 8th, 2019|Claims-Made Insurance, Malpractice Insurance|

Claims-made policies vastly outnumber claims-paid policies for physician medical malpractice insurance in the United States. Still, many doctors who are currently insured on a claims-paid policy form do not even know there is a difference. This post intends to clarify some key differences in claims-made and claims-paid malpractice insurance policies. Physicians should pay [...]

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