Malpractice insurance for nurse practitioners protects NPs in the event of a medical malpractice lawsuit. Also called professional liability insurance, NP malpractice insurance policies protect nurse practitioners against legal claims arising from real (or alleged) errors, omissions or negligence that may arise from their professional full-time, part-time or contract nursing duties. But the cost of a malpractice judgement or settlement is not the only cost that should be covered by the best professional liability insurance policies. The mere cost of defending against a malpractice lawsuit can be expected to run into the tens of thousands of dollars. That defense cost, or the cost of defending against a Board of Nursing (BON) complaint, should be covered by the nurse practitioner malpractice insurance policy.
Nurse practitioners are part of a professional medical team that can diagnose, treat, and in many states, prescribe medication to patients. Nurse practitioners’ increasing autonomy can make an NP more vulnerable to the threat of a direct malpractice lawsuit or from being included in a lawsuit directed at another medical professional in their team. As a result, with such added responsibility comes the need for comprehensive NP malpractice insurance. Given the increasing risk, the best form of protection is to own an individual malpractice insurance policy – in the NP’s own name.
NP professional liability insurance through CM&F includes telemedicine malpractice insurance coverage, as long as you are providing services within your scope of practice according to relevant laws in your state.
With telemedicine becoming more and more prevalent, better understood, and in-demand by patients, CM&F recognizes the importance of telemedicine malpractice insurance. There is no additional cost for telemedicine malpractice coverage. If you have any questions, or would like further clarification, please consult your policy details or reach out to us.
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For over 100 years, CM&F Group has been protecting healthcare professionals from potentially damaging lawsuits that arise from malpractice claims. CM&F is committed to protecting the livelihood of NPs across the US. CM&F’s dedicated customer service professionals will help you understand the best choices for your professional needs and ensure that your career is protected by an industry-leading malpractice insurance policy. CM&F is a provider of nurse practitioner professional liability insurance that is affordable and tailored to cover your professional risk with coverage options as high as $2 million per claim.
We provide business liability insurance to nurse practitioner groups, as well as other healthcare groups, so we know first hand that should a claim arise, unless the policy is IN YOUR OWN NAME, your interests could be viewed as secondary to the employer, clinic or office who owns the policy.
Your personal liability insurance policy with CM&F is portable, going wherever you go, even when you switch jobs, so you always know you’re covered. Select your profession from our professional liability insurance directory or contact us for more information!
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