Basics of Patient Compensation Funds By State


One question that come up with some regularity in working with our various independent physician and physician group insureds is, “We will soon begin practicing in a new state; what do we need to know?” In many cases, this new state is one of the eight states in the country that has established a Patient Compensation Fund (PCF), and providing our insureds with relevant, understandable information and assisting with the complex compliance and enrollment processes these funds entail is one of the most tangible benefits of working with an experienced and knowledgeable Gallagher insurance professional. [More]


Liability Concerns for Healthcare Staffing Organizations


Healthcare staffing organizations (HSOs) face several additional levels of liability concern when compared to more traditional healthcare practices. The customary needs of a practice, such as the following, are supplemented with exposures associated with off-site liability, contractual indemnification concerns and high volumes of provider turnover. [More]