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How Much Will My Med Mal Insurance Cost?

Medical professional liability insurance (med mal) can often be one of the largest purchases a healthcare professional or medical practice makes. For new physicians, the thought of obtaining of med mal insurance can seem daunting as most are unaware of how this process works. How much is the insurance? Is this coverage comprehensive? Have no fear – […]

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The Risk of Recorded Conversations

What do you do if a patient, or a patient’s family member, wants to record a conversation during an exam or consultation? When it comes to HIPAA, does your practice have a policy in place to educate patients on when it is permissible to record audio and/or video? What happens when someone is noncompliant and records […]

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HIPAA: Security Risk Assessment

A security risk assessment (SRA) is required under the HIPAA Security Rule, and performing an assessment is also good business practice. For this reason, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) helped develop a downloadable SRA tool to help guide your practice through the process. This particular tool is not required […]

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Social Media and Cyber-Risk

On Wednesday, March 18, 2015, physicians in Northern Virginia met for a special luncheon presentation on cyber-risk, hosted by the Medical Society of Northern Virginia.The luncheon was well attended by physicians and practice managers who were interested that learned from others’ unfortunate mistakes. The speaker, Jason Newton, Associate General Counsel with Medical Mutual Insurance Company of N.C., covered […]

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Business Liability Insurance

  Professional Risk Associates is now offering Business Owner’s and Workers’ Compensation insurance to help serve the professional and commercial insurance needs of healthcare professionals today. We have partnered with trusted carriers to bring you the protection your practice needs to continue to thrive. Watch our two-minute video to learn more and visit our Business Liability […]

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