Surgery Center Network (SCN), the network of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), has partnered with Gallagher Healthcare to provide its members with a property, casualty and medical malpractice rate estimator, discounted insurance rates and other related services.
CompWest Insurance Company, part of the Accident Fund Holdings family, has partnered with Phoenix Risk Management Insurance Services to write workers' compensation insurance for specific classes in the healthcare industry.
Ironshore, the international insurer, has entered the Bermuda healthcare market with the appointment of Susan Pateras.
Rates for property & casualty, professional liability and other crucial insurance risks for the healthcare industry are set to increase in the US in 2013, according to Peter Reilly, healthcare practice leader at William Gallagher Associates Insurance Brokers.
ACE’s Medical Risk Group has entered into a collaboration with Trust Risk Management Services (TRMS) to offer an Admitted Professional and General Liability policy designed to provide insurance protection to a wide variety of individuals and small groups of six or less allied healthcare providers.
When buying medical malpractice coverage, risk managers need to take care to ensure that the breadth of the contract is right for the organization; the structure of the program optimizes risk retention and risk transfer levels, and the cost of the program reflects the value of the insurance purchased.
Sharon Groves, an assistant vice president of clinical risk management for Berkley Medical Excess Underwriters (BerkleyMed), has been appointed as a faculty member for the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM).
ACE USA, the US-based retail operations of the ACE Group, has introduced a new Contractors Pollution Liability (CPL) Owner-Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) for the healthcare industry.