medical News

Ascent Launches Medical Billings E&O Coverage for U.S. Healthcare Professionals

Ascent Underwriting, the Managing General Agent (MGA) specialising in emerging risks, has launched a medical billings errors & omissions insurance product specifically aimed at U.S. healthcare professionals. CyberPro Medical Billings offers financial protection against HIPAA billing and coding regulation violations …

Travelers Adds Endorsements to MedFirst Policy for Medical Technology Industry

To fill in the potential coverage gaps not covered by a traditional general liability policy, Travelers has introduced MedFirst Plus, four new coverage endorsements to its MedFirst policy for the medical technology and device industry. The new Travelers MedFirst Plus …

XL and Hays Affinity Launch Dental Professional Liability Program

XL Group plc’s Select Professional insurance underwriting unit and Hays Affinity Solutions have teamed up to offer professional liability insurance for dentists nationwide. “This coverage provides dentists with indispensable financial protection to safeguard their livelihoods and keep their careers moving …

MetLife Offers Business Travel Medical Coverage to Employees on Assignment

MetLife has launched International Business Travel Medical (IBTM) coverage. IBTM provides assistance and coverage for emergency and urgent medical care for employees traveling on short-term assignments outside their country of residence. MetLife’s IBTM coverage allows business travelers to seek emergency …

Farmers Settles Medical Reimbursement Class Action Suit

Farmers Insurance announced late last week that it had agreed to settle a nationwide class action lawsuit regarding the medical bills of persons involved in car accidents. The settlement may affect Farmers policyholders, or those who were being paid for …

Markel Introduces Medical Umbrella Product

Markel Corp. has launched a new umbrella product for Allied Healthcare accounts. This product will serve as a lead umbrella policy over eligible Allied Healthcare lines such as hospitals, medical labs, pharmacies, surgery centers and clinical trials up to $10 …

PPIB Launches Medical Director Program

PPIB of Novato, Calif., has launched a new medical director program. The Medical Director program provides stand alone coverage for directors of various types of facilities including: medical spas, occupational therapy clinics, long term care facilities, salons and spas. Coverage can be extended to include …