wala naman human rights sa pilipinas kaya wala malpractice insurance mga doctors
Mandatory Medical Malpractice Insurance?No, No state mandates that a Doctor carry malpractice insurance nor any kind of insurance at all related to their profession. Recent polls as of 2009 indicate that as much as 60 percent of private practitioners no longer purchase Medical Malpractice Coverage due to the high cost. Other AnswersI do believe that medical malpractice is required in every state for doctors, but you should check with the governing body of your state to verify. Even if it is not required, it is highly recommended due to the enormous liability you face when providing this type of service.
Yes. The cost is relatively low, compared to human physician malpractice insurance, but veterinarians can be and are sued for malpractice.
The cost of medical malpractice insurance varies greatly depending on numerous factors. Those factors include, but are not limited to:1. State where you practice (each State's Department of Insurance regulates insurance rates, from which premiums are derived)2. Prior claim history3. Type of procedures practiced4. How long you've been practicing5. The nature of the tort system in the state, such as whether there exist medical malpractice award caps.This would need to be answered by an agent, there are so many variables considered.
You would have to indicate what profession you are in before any insurer could begin to give you an estimate.
$750.00 a year
Yes, it is much higher, although the specifics depend on which medical or chiropractic specialty you have, and what country/state you are in. Medical malpractice insurance can cost anywhere between $20,000 and $100,000 per year, whereas chiropractic malpractice insurance costs anywhere from $100 to $2500 per year. The difference is due to the higher risk procedures that medical doctors carry out in comparison to chiropractors (eg: drugs and surgery vs spinal manipulation and exercise), as well as the greater severity of the conditions medical doctors treat in comparison to chiropractors (eg: heart attacks and strokes vs back pain and headaches).
around $550/year (2012 quote).
There is no "one size fits all" answer. The cost of malpractice insurance varies widely depending on many variables such as length of time in practice, size of practice, past malpractice experience, etc. Policies may cost a few thousand a year, upwards to tens of thousands a year.
It depends on where the Radiologist physician is practicing. For example: A Cook County Illinois Radiologist doctor will pay about $30k-$40k annually for their malpractice insurance depending on what discounts they qualify for.