Did you know that – unlike other carriers in New York’s medical malpractice marketplace –MLMIC’s entire underwriting and claims process is overseen and guided by physician peer review? Whether reviewing a prospective policyholder’s new application or performing a review of an existing policyholder’s underwriting record, physician peer review is the cornerstone of MLMIC’s underwriting philosophy.
While there’s no getting around the intense emotions involved in being sued, a solid support system makes a big difference. This includes not only family, friends and colleagues but also skilled legal counsel.
MLMIC’s Physician Policyholders Reveal Their Most Effective Strategies to Mitigate the Risks of Claims and Suits
According to MLMIC’s recently offered, optional online claims survey, the most effective risk management strategies are 1) strong documentation, 2) patient education, 3) effective communication with patients and 4) coordination of care among specialties.
The knowledge and expertise of claims department staff is critical when it comes to professional claim handling and obtaining favorable outcomes in New York State.