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Physicians Assistants: A Risk-Benefit Analysis
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Physicians assistants (Pas) can benefit from physicians’practices by performing various medical duties involving care and treatment of patients. However physicians who supervise Pas can potentially face liability for the acts and/or omissions of these Pa's.This article explores the role of Pa's the various types of liability that may occur, and how to minimize the risks associated with such liability…<< read more
Advertising and Providing Advice over the Internet: Cautions and Concerns
With the expansion of Internet social media encompassing all types of businesses, including the practice of medicine, physicians may become enticed to participate on the many platforms that are available to them. Aside from standard websites or Facebook pages providing basic information about your group or practice, the offering of additional services, such as the ability for both patients as well as non-patients to schedule appointments or seek medical advice, is vastly becoming the norm...<<read more
5% POLICYHOLDER DIVIDEND ANNOUNCED FOR 2014
Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (MLMIC) is pleased to announce a 5% dividend for any MLMIC policyholder insured as of May 1, 2014. The 2014 dividend will be applied for dentists by June 1, and on July 1 for physicians, extenders, hospitals and other healthcare facilities that maintain continuous coverage through July 1.
MLMIC remains committed to policyholder-first service. We will continue to work to provide much needed relief to our policyholders, while maintaining financial stability.
For more information on MLMIC, including how to become a policyholder in time to qualify for the 2014 dividend, please visit www.mlmic.com or call your nearest MLMIC underwriting office: New York City: 800.275.6564, Long Island: 877.777.3560, Latham: 800.635.0666, or Syracuse: 800.356.4056. Dentists may call 800.683.7769.
Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (MLMIC) was formed in 1975, in cooperation with the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY). It is a mutual professional liability insurance company, which means that it is owned by the healthcare providers it insures. Headquartered in New York City, MLMIC has field representatives throughout the State, as well as three regional offices located in Syracuse, East Meadow, and the Albany area.
Management and direction of MLMIC is accomplished through a Board of Directors, comprised of physicians, dentists, and hospital administrators. Policyholders have full voting rights on management issues. MLMIC is an active participant in the national organization, Physician Insurers Association of America (PIAA), and has been a leading force in development of risk management programs and systems, cause of loss identification, and patient safety education.
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