Behavioral Therapist Malpractice Insurance

The essentials and benefits of having malpractice insurance coverage for behavioral therapists.

What is Behavioral Therapist Malpractice Insurance?

Malpractice insurance for behavioral therapists ensures that providers have the right coverage in the event of a malpractice lawsuit or negligence claim. Personal assets remain at risk if therapists performing behavioral therapy or cognitive therapy choose to rely solely on a policy provided by employers.

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Not having malpractice insurance leads to risk of personal damage to assets, career, finances

What Risks Do I Face as A Behavioral Therapist That Warrants Malpractice Insurance?

Behavioral therapists seek to identify and help change potentially self-destructive or unhealthy behaviors in their patients. Because behavioral therapists specialize in helping their clients overcome behavioral issues impacting daily life, having behavioral therapist liability insurance is necessary as it protects medical professionals from possible claims. Behavioral therapists’ patients are considered high risk which increases the chances of being named in a lawsuit. Having individual professional malpractice insurance for behavioral therapists will give therapy professionals peace of mind, regardless of workplace.


Benefits of CM&F Malpractice Insurance Coverage

  • Coverage Options up to $2 Million per Claim
  • Full Consent to Settle Claims
  • License Defense Coverage
  • Sexual Misconduct Defense
  • General Liability Available
  • Defense Costs in Addition to Liability Limits
  • HIPAA Defense Coverage
  • Telemedicine Coverage
  • 24/7 Portable Coverage That Covers You Everywhere You Go, Even in Volunteer or Contracted Work Assignments


Why Do I Need Behavioral Therapist Malpractice Insurance?

The important work of a behavioral therapist allows for the possibility for potential malpractice or negligence claims. Malpractice insurance for behavioral therapists is designed to protect your assets and cover your expenses in the event of a lawsuit for malpractice or negligence. Our behavioral professional liability insurance policy would provide coverage for amounts that you would otherwise be legally obligated to pay as a result of a professional liability claim arising out of a covered incident, whether the accusation is proven true or not.

Want to know more about professional liability insurance? Visit our frequently asked questions or contact us.

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CM&F Behavioral Therapist Insurance Coverage

Get a quote or apply for behavioral therapist liability insurance. CM&F’s CBT insurance coverage is designed to protect your personal assets and cover unexpected legal costs in the event of a lawsuit. Just answer a few quick questions on our secure online application portal to get a free, no obligation quote. The rate that will be displayed is the rate that would be paid based the answers given.

CM&F is known for affordable insurance that delivers the best coverage in the market in the most simple way possible.

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CM&F Means Peace of Mind

CM&F was founded over a century ago. Through up and down markets, CM&F’s dedication to healthcare professionals has never wavered. CM&F remains committed to making it easy and cost-effective to secure vital professional insurance coverage with:

  • A++ Rated Insurance & Lowest Priced Professional Liability Insurance Products
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