118 episodes

Welcome to Malpractice Insights! A podcast dedicated to helping healthcare professionals navigate the world of medical malpractice insurance. Whether you’re a resident or fellow getting primed to start private practice or a veteran doctor looking to sharpen your skills, we’re covering the topics our clients are curious about — from need-to-know info on malpractice coverage in the COVID era to tips on improving bedside manner. Join host Jennifer Wiggins for new episodes every week and follow us on your favorite social media platform to join the conversation.

Malpractice Insights Jennifer Wiggins

    • Health & Fitness
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Welcome to Malpractice Insights! A podcast dedicated to helping healthcare professionals navigate the world of medical malpractice insurance. Whether you’re a resident or fellow getting primed to start private practice or a veteran doctor looking to sharpen your skills, we’re covering the topics our clients are curious about — from need-to-know info on malpractice coverage in the COVID era to tips on improving bedside manner. Join host Jennifer Wiggins for new episodes every week and follow us on your favorite social media platform to join the conversation.

    "How should I cover my nurse practitioner and other ancillary providers?"

    "How should I cover my nurse practitioner and other ancillary providers?"

    The legal landscape for healthcare is changing in the United States and the risk for advanced practitioners is increasing more and more. And as the scope of practice for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, CRNAs, and other providers continues to expand, the liability grows, as well. So, if you’re an NP, PA, CRNA, RN, Aesthetician, or any other type of ancillary provider, what’s the best way to be covered for malpractice insurance? Should you carry your own policy or accept ...

    • 9 min
    Tail Insurance vs. Prior Acts Coverage: What's the Difference?

    Tail Insurance vs. Prior Acts Coverage: What's the Difference?

    When it comes to malpractice insurance, one of the most critical times for doctors is when they’re looking to CANCEL their insurance to make a significant change… perhaps you’re leaving your current employer and moving to a new group, or maybe your premium has been going up and you want to move to a new insurance carrier, or you just want to switch to a different type of coverage to better meet the needs of your growing practice. Well, no matter the reason, when you’re getting ready make...

    • 9 min
    Malpractice Insights Mail Bag: A Six-Figure Tail Insurance Bill???

    Malpractice Insights Mail Bag: A Six-Figure Tail Insurance Bill???

    Today we’re continuing our Mail Bag segment with some more “real life” scenarios to talk through. We’re going to talk about making an agent change– when it is and isn’t necessary, growing a practice and hiring more doctors when you’re in the E&S market, and dealing with a six-figure tail bill.(0:54) How hard is it to just change an agent?(4:38) Growing your practice in the E&S market(7:25) Navigating a six-figure tail insurance bill**********Contact us!**********📱💻 aegismalpractice.co...

    • 11 min
    Should You Stay with the Same Carrier for a Long time? Here are the Pros and Cons!

    Should You Stay with the Same Carrier for a Long time? Here are the Pros and Cons!

    It can take awhile to finally land on a malpractice carrier that you really like. And once you’re all setup with them, it’s very comfortable and easy to just renew your policy year over year. And to be honest, there are many reasons why it makes sense to stay with the same carrier for the long-haul. But, there are also some drawback and potential issues with staying with the same malpractice company for a really long time. Today we’re going to talk about the Pros and Cons so that you can deci...

    • 11 min
    One Point of Contact for ALL your Insurance Needs? Five Reasons Why It's a BAD Idea!

    One Point of Contact for ALL your Insurance Needs? Five Reasons Why It's a BAD Idea!

    Buying medical malpractice insurance can be a time-consuming, frustrating process. There are many different companies to choose from, policy types to understand and coverage nuances that can make it difficult to really know if you’re getting the best coverage at the best price. This is why most doctors prefer to work with an agent to help them compare options in the market. So, why not just have your current insurance broker – the guy who does your general liability, your business owner’s pol...

    • 11 min
    What Happens If I Get Sued???

    What Happens If I Get Sued???

    According to the AMA, 1 in 3 doctors have been sued for medical malpractice. And the data that we see from the insurance carriers shows that number continues to go up, depending on your specialty, where you practice, and how long you’ve been working. It’s very likely that you will be involved in at least 1 malpractice claim by the time you retire from the practice of medicine. And if you’ve never been involved in a claim before, it can be a bit of an unknown… perhaps even a little...

    • 10 min

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