medical defence

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medical defence

A regionally popular term for medical malpractice insurance, which in the UK is most commonly provided by the Medical Defence Union (MDU) and the Medical Protection Society (MPS).
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The effect of this preemption is to deny employees covered under such plans the same level of medical legal protection afforded employees of other plans not protected by ERISA.

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