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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She made significant changes during her tenure, implementing a solution to the medical indemnity crisis as well as initiating the organisation's policies on complementary medicine, gender diversity and sexuality.
The rest of the funding will be used to address the pressures faced by GPs trying to manage rising populations and more long-term conditions, as well as the rising costs of medical indemnity cover.
Contract notice: Provision of general practice specialty trainee (gpst) medical indemnity insurance - london and kent, Surrey, Sussex - health education england
Executives at the company say they will try to cope with HHS efforts to curb short-term health insurance sales by promoting another "gap filler" product: limited medical indemnity insurance policies that pay a fixed amount of benefits when covered events occur.
So we need to recruit, we need to be innovative in doing so, we need to offer incentives, financial and otherwise for hard to fill vacancies and we also need to look at questions such as rising medical indemnity costs and other barriers that are preventing new GP practices being established.
To the Editor: The medical indemnity insurance crisis has entered a new phase with one hospital group informing its doctors that they will be barred from use of its facilities after February 2016 if they do not have an indemnity policy with at least ZAR30 million cover.
Only two funds have been quarantined: the Indemnity Insurance Fund that monitors medical indemnity insurers and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Chronic Disease Fund.
in poisoning cases, 37(32.2%) interns and 49(46.7%) residents were aware about medical indemnity insurance which is an insurance covering doctor in case of negligence cases and 15(13%) interns and 85(80%) residents were having idea of Consumer Protection Act (Table I).
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 1.6% percent of their obstetrics revenue.
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.

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