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Malpractice Insurance for Podiatrists
Understanding Podiatrist malpractice insurance.
Malpractice insurance for Podiatrists is inexpensive when compared to other medical specialties, but that doesn’t mean the profession doesn’t face its own unique set of liability risks or that there are no cost savings to be found by working with an experienced medical malpractice insurance agent.
Podiatrists have long served a healthcare niche, but the numbers of patients seeking their help has been on the uptick. In addition to treating foot ailments such as ulcers, fractures, and deformity as well as skin or nail diseases, they are becoming more involved in treating symptoms of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
It’s no secret that America is experiencing an obesity epidemic, and that epidemic carries an increase in diabetes diagnoses. More than 65,000 lower limbs are amputated annually due to complications from diabetes, but by involving a Podiatrist in the treatment of the disease, the risk of amputation can be reduced by as much as 85 percent. With an emphasis placed on preventative care by the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (“ObamaCare”), working with a Podiatrist in the early stages of diabetes treatment continues to grow.
There has traditionally been one dominant insurer for podiatrists’ medical liability risks, but during the past several years, several new insurers have entered the market. These insurers are eager to earn your business. To do so, they have been competitive in premium pricing and offer several discounts and credits for being loss-free or participating in risk management courses.
Our team of medical malpractice insurance specialists has access to all the major insurers of medical liability. They take the time to assess your needs and assist you in choosing the policy coverage that best suits your practice—whether you work full-time or part-time; you’re surgical or non-surgical; you are solo or in a group practice—at the most affordable rate. Let us help make these companies compete for your business, get your medical malpractice insurance quote today.
How much does malpractice insurance cost for podiatrists?
The cost of podiatrist’s malpractice insurance varies greatly dependent on your scope of practice and locality. Podiatrists can buy both claims made and occurrence coverage. When shopping for coverage, always choose an agent that understands your unique situation so they can place you with the right insurance company. Dig deeper into how much medical malpractice insurance costs.
Why podiatrists choose Cunningham Group
Podiatrists choose Cunningham Group because we are one of the few medical malpractice insurance agencies that take the time to understanding of your specific employment situation. We will work with the major insurance carriers in your state to find you a policy that meets your specific needs. And, by shopping you to all the major carriers, we can also make certain you pay the lowest cost for your professional liability coverage needs.
During the insurance application process, be sure to ask your med-mal insurance agent about any discounts you may be eligible for. Are you “new to practice?” Are you working less than full-time? Are you interested in taking online risk management courses offered by the insurance company to lower your rates? Cunningham Group has helped thousands of Podiatrists maximize their savings.
Does it cost you extra to work with a malpractice insurance agent or broker?
Our service costs you nothing. In the medical malpractice insurance industry, agent commissions are already built into your premium. You pay the same amount for coverage whether you use an agent or purchase directly from the insurance company. Let us be your advocate. Request your free medical malpractice insurance quote now.
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