Recent MPL verdicts and settlements have exposed the enormous financial risk that physicians and health systems incur when treating elite athletes. Read about UPMC’s attempt to develop an approach that strikes a fair balance between elite athletes and healthcare providers.
By Dr. Susan Hertzberg
While MPL-related legislative activity has shifted heavily from the federal environment to the states, the same cannot be said for all regulatory activity. In this article, the Association’s Mike Stinson writes that more and more federal administrative decisions are having ramifications for those who seek to protect health professionals from liability claims.
By Michael C. Stinson
A recent study by Coverys offers potential areas of focus to increase patient engagement to assist providers and healthcare organizations to reduce the likelihood of a related claim and improve healthcare outcomes, patient compliance, self-efficacy, and return-on-investment.
Six MPL insurance professionals discuss forging opportunities, leading with intention, and creating space for the next generation of female leaders in this empowering and insightful article.
By Amy Buttell
In defending medical professional liability claims, electronic health records are crucial for defense counsel, in-house counsel for hospitals, and risk managers for MPL insurance groups. This article, by Quandary Peak, sheds light on key factors and trends in the discovery of EHRs in MPL claims and offers approaches to navigating these complexities.
By Shahzad Ahmad
11/27/2022: Due to a local power outage, the MPL Association’s phone system is currently offline. For email addresses, please see the Staff Directory.
Join us for the second of two exclusive online MPL Investment and Asset Management Thought Leader Forums.
The MPL Association’s Government Relations Department provides insights from the 2023 state legislative sessions across the country, including an analysis of the multiple states that took significant steps to address caps on damages.
Headwinds Continue for MPL Insurance Sector Despite Improvement in 2022
A recent sector report from the MPL Association found that in 2022, the MPL insurance market presented mixed results. While the industry’s combined ratio improved, posting its best results since 2017, the industry hasn’t generated an underwriting profit in nearly a decade.