Posts Tagged ‘Malpractice’

Episode 8: Risk and Claims Helpline Experiences

March 13, 2020

Our podcast presenter, Phil Lawson, Vice President of Product Development and Risk, talks about some of our helpline experiences. He shares some experiential feedback from the risk retention group helpline ā€“ a free service for risk retention insurance policyholders. And, … Continue reading

Episode 6: Negligence is Spelled More than Simply Malpractice

February 19, 2020

What do we mean by negligence is spelled more than simply malpractice? Well, negligence is a duty, breach, damage, and proximate cause. Those are the elements. Avoiding malpractice and tips for social workers to manage risk is important. You’re an … Continue reading

Episode 5: Lapse and Gaps

February 5, 2020

The healthcare field is booming. The fastest-growing 30 occupations of all occupations in the country indicate there are eight in the allied health sector. This sector contains a variety of healthcare behavioral health care workers, working in many occupations and … Continue reading

Episode 3: The 3 Nā€™s of Insurance

May 14, 2019

As licensed practitioners, there is no doubt that you have a professional liability insurance policy, a cyber or data breach insurance policy to insure you from HIPAA violations for third party information breach, and a general liability insurance policy covering … Continue reading

Episode 2: Avoiding Insurance Coverage Gaps

November 5, 2018

Keeping on top of your insurance coverages is vital to ensure your assets are protected. In this episode, we provide some tips for healthcare workers to manage risk. Now, it all starts with the basics. First, do not assume that … Continue reading

Episode 1: Documentation Pointers to Avoid Liability and Malpractice

September 18, 2018

“Medical Records Requests” and “Breach of Confidentiality” are the leading claims issues for social workers. These claims trigger lawsuits, licensing board inquiries, and HIPAA information breach liability, particularly regarding HIPAA HITECH 45 CFR Part 160, that holds social workers liable … Continue reading