TITLE

Malpractice premium discounts: They don't come easy now

AUTHOR(S)
Parrish, Michael
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Medical Economics;08/23/99, Vol. 76 Issue 16, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the increasing number of malpractice insurers that offer premium discounts to physicians who improve their risk management behavior. Percentage discount on the annual premium to doctors who attend a risk management seminar; Changes made by insurers on their incentives offered to physicians; Types of insurers that adopt risk management strategies.
ACCESSION #
2282496

 

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