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D&O, E&O, and EPLI Policies: What’s the difference?

By: Joan Kassel, MLIS, CPIA, Jennifer Richard, ARM, RPLU, and Maureen Hains Professional Risk Associates When practices consolidate or expand to form Super Groups and Accountable Care Organizations, other professional liability exposures come to the forefront, such as D&O, E&O, and EPLI. Without coverage for these specific needs, your practice could find itself scrambling if met […]

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ICD-10: Around the Bend

The October 1, 2015 deadline is less than 30 days away for ICD-10. Is your practice ready? Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) created a website specifically for small physician practices to help you on the route to ICD-10. Click here to view the Infographic. CMS has simplified the steps for you to get the […]

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Opioid Addiction: Reducing Physician Liability

By: Fred Rice, Professional Risk Associates Recently, opioid addition and over-prescribing pain medication has been a big topic of interest in the news and on social media. In the last few years, we have seen several sanctions from medical boards, no matter the jurisdiction, which has led to boards actions with suspensions of licenses. Often the professional liability insurance company non-renews the physician’s policy […]

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The Feds and Their Regs: What Certain Government Regulations Mean For Your Dental Practice

By: Joan Kassel, MLIS, Professional Risk Associates “The most terrifying words in the English language are; ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.’” – Ronald Reagan As an insurance agent for a company with a focus on medical/dental professional liability, Mr. Reagan’s words could not be truer. Nearly every day someone in our office […]

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Remote Area Medical Clinic

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” – Emma Lazarus This quote was engraved on a bronze plaque and mounted onto the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty in […]

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