Medical Malpractice Insurance: A Key Concern When Acquiring Physician Groups

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By Andy Hoffman, Richard C. Frese | 29 July 2016

Changes in healthcare delivery and payment models are leading organizations to consolidate operations and expand in new areas. As health systems acquire independent physician groups, it’s important to review possible risks, including the new practice’s medical malpractice insurance coverage. This article addresses four questions management should ask, possible benefits and dangers, informational needs, and cost estimations.

This article was published on hfma.org, the Healthcare Financial Management Association's website.