medical indemnity

medical indemnity

A type of health insurance plan for which the insurance reimburses the covered party regardless of where or with whom the covered party seeks healthcare services.

Medical indemnity insurance plans are offered by most of the major health insurers in the US.
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Also check they have medical indemnity cover and speak English.
The soaring costs of private medical indemnity insurance for specialists in the higher-risk disciplines are preventing these thinly spread state-employed doctors from seeking extra income in the private sector--benefiting state patients and improving professional supervision of junior colleagues.
The number of private sector medical indemnity claims considerably exceeded the number of public sector claims in 2012-13, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
There are talks about an increase of 42% in medical indemnity fees which, if approved, could see costs being passed on to patients through higher premiums.
The medical indemnity fund is funded by assessing all hospitals performing obstetrical services an amount equal to 1.
It emerged during a fitness-to-practise hearing that Dr Okojie operated on about 260 patients without medical indemnity insurance over five years while he worked privately for BMI Healthcare at the former Nuneaton Private Hospital from 2007 - 2008 and afterwards at BMI The Meriden Hospital in Walsgrave until 2012.
27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of long-acting opioid medications for treatment of chronic pain is a significant driver of medical indemnity expenses in workers' compensation claims, reports a study entitled, "The Effects of Opioid Use on Workers' Compensation Claim Cost in the State of Michigan," in the August 2012 issue of The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).
Avant provides medical indemnity insurance policies for health practitioners and private hospitals as well as developing and presenting comprehensive risk advisory and educational services to its members.
Also check they have full medical indemnity cover and speak English.
IAC ensures that the medevac aircraft they offer hold the appropriate medical licences and medical indemnity insurance and have dedicated specialist medical teams and equipment to entirely meet the needs of the patient, a statement said.
The Meridian clinic also functions as an alternative to other corporate health plans, including major medical indemnity plans and HMOs.
The idea of a medical-indemnity corporation was new, and the catch was that the nonprofit corporation could be either medical indemnity or hospital service, but not both.

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