Why Allied Professionals are Opting for Higher Malpractice Insurance Limits

Posted on: December 27, 2023 by Huntersure

Because of increasing contractual requirements and higher litigation costs, professionals need to start seeking higher malpractice insurance limits. Agents at Huntersure Insurance are aware of this need and are prepared to help professionals through the Excess Allied Healthcare Program.  This program will give professionals the coverage they need with the desired flexibility. Ensuring they have […] Read More

How Nursing Clients Can Avoid Nursing Board Disputes

Posted on: May 22, 2018 by Huntersure

Some in the nursing field may not consider the severity of a claim made against them. A misconception is that the healthcare professionals who should be more aware of complaints are surgeons and family doctors. In fact, nurses are just as vulnerable to receiving complaints and in turn have to face a review by a […] Read More

Professional Liability Insurance: Protection For The Social Service Industry

Posted on: December 29, 2016 by Huntersure

Those who work in the social services provide a tremendous service to those they work with, but like any other business, they are at risk of liabilities. There are numerous liability concerns that those in the social services are susceptible to, particularly malpractice and negligence lawsuits. While social workers’ agencies are likely to have proper […] Read More

General and Professional Liability Coverage for Allied Healthcare Providers

Posted on: December 23, 2016 by Huntersure

While we most commonly deal with physicians, nurses, and dentists when we seek medical care, there is, in fact, a large spectrum of healthcare providers outside of those three categories. According to Health Times, the term Allied Healthcare refers to all of the medical professionals outside of the categories of medicine and nursing, with examples […] Read More

Top Careers in Allied Healthcare and Their Liability Risks

Posted on: November 18, 2015 by Huntersure

The allied healthcare field is a vast industry. Spanning a variety of positions and specialties, this sector is one of the fastest-growing in the nation. As so many professionals make up this field, there are inherent risks associated with each. As such, a Professional Liability Program for Allied Healthcare is essential to protecting both employees […] Read More

Allied Healthcare Exposures: Popular Lawsuits

Posted on: October 29, 2015 by Huntersure

The allied healthcare industry is undoubtedly diverse. As these facilities range greatly, with each requiring specific skill sets and experience, allied health professionals are subjected to a broad scope of exposures. In order to mitigate the potential loss and litigation fees that can damage a business and a reputation, your clients should be well equipped […] Read More

Can Independent Walk-Ins Solve Allied Healthcare Shortage?

Posted on: May 5, 2015 by Huntersure

New reports reveal that emergency-room visits continued to climb in the United States, contrary to predictions. As we enter the second year after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has gone into full effect, a recent survey of 2,098 emergency-room doctors conducted by the American College of Emergency Physicians, which revealed that that vast majority of […] Read More

Next-Of-Kin Creates Challenges for Allied Healthcare Providers

Posted on: April 8, 2015 by Huntersure

When it comes to patient care, next-of-kin and emergency contacts are invaluable pieces of patient information, however there is growing concern among allied healthcare providers and researchers that healthcare legislation and regulations are not adapting to chaining cultural and social norms. Medically and legally, the next-of-kin relationship is important in determining who should be called […] Read More

Are Rural Hospital Closures an Allied Healthcare Concern?

Posted on: March 19, 2015 by Huntersure

The state of rural healthcare has made headlines across the nation lately as small hospitals and medical care facilities have been closing at what industry members are calling an alarming rate. According to the National Rural Health Association, which represents about 2,000 small hospitals across the country and other rural care providers, 48 rural hospitals […] Read More

Residential Care Facility Liability: Identifying Mistreatment

Posted on: January 26, 2015 by Huntersure

Residential Care Facility Liability: Identifying Mistreatment  In our previous post, we mentioned that mistreatment of residents is one of the most common liability exposures that residential care facilities face. These exposures often leave facilities vulnerable to lawsuits and other legal complications, and can be burdensome for all parties involved. The best way to avoid a […] Read More