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Travel Back in Time (and Space) with the USSR Space Program!

EmPRO’s Physicians’ Club Presents: A Russian Space Odyssey You’re going to have a blast as we go live in Moscow to explore the Soviet space program. If you’ve ever wondered about Sputnik-1, how a cosmonaut became the first human in outerspace, and bioprinting 3D body parts in space, this weekend tour [...]

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When an Audit is Performed by a Third Party with a Financial Incentive

When a third party conducts an audit, they get to keep a percentage of the money they recover. They may even claim that some of their audits result in discovering that you are underbilling. This would theoretically result in you getting more money from the carrier. Please, raise your hand if [...]

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The difference between evidence in medical malpractice trials & administrative licensure hearings

Please note the significant difference between evidence in medical malpractice trials and administrative licensure hearings within most states: Administrative licensure hearings generally admit hearsay; while trial courts usually do not admit hearsay. Remember, an experienced healthcare law attorney can use this to your advantage as admission of hearsay; this works both [...]

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NYS DOH Issues Advisory on COVID-19 Vaccination and Pregnancy

The New York State (NYS) Department of Health (DOH), Division of Family Health issued an advisory on December 24, 2021, regarding COVID-19 vaccination as it relates to pregnant patients, people who are planning to become pregnant, and people who are breastfeeding or in the postpartum period. The advisory reviews the data [...]

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Written Compliance Program Requirement

Since 2005, all Medicaid providers that make at least $5 million dollars annually, are required to have a written compliance program. Have a Happy and Healthy New Year!

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Understanding Medical Malpractice Litigation: Be Prepared!

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Do you have a Written Compliance Program?

You should periodically review your own bills and medical records to make sure that you know what is leaving your office under your signature. Please remember, that when you sign an insurance form electronically or otherwise, you are certifying what is above your signature is true. Whenever possible, please have one [...]

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NYS DOH Issues Advisory on Limit of Non-Essential Elective Procedures

The New York State Department of Health issued an advisory on December 3, 2021, in furtherance of Governor Hochul’s Executive Order 11 “to limit non-essential elective procedures for in-hospitals or systems with limited capacity.” Note, this does not apply to single specialty facilities (e.g., cancer treatment facility), non-hospital owned ambulatory surgery [...]

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An Overview of Surgery-related Malpractice Cases

Posted by: Sanford Goldberg M.D. and Philip Robbins M.D. Co-Chief Medical Officers for EmPRO Insurance Company Surgeons are exposed to malpractice claims that are often of a different nature than those experienced by physicians providing primary or specialty medical care. While the latter group of physicians are more often sued based [...]

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EmPRO Insurance Marks First Year with Success and Growth

Broker-Friendly Technology, Strong Claims Defense and Well-Respected Peer Counseling Contribute to Rapid Progress   ROSLYN, N.Y. – December 6, 2021 – EmPRO Insurance Company (“EmPRO” and “the Company”), a licensed medical professional liability insurance carrier serving physicians and healthcare facilities in New York State, marks its one year anniversary with the [...]

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Recent News From EmPRO

EmPRO Featured in NJBiz: “EmPRO makes its entrance into New Jersey”

Thank you to NJBiz and editor Jessica Perry for reporting on [...]

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EmPRO Insurance Records Another Year of Strong Financial Performance; Sets Sights on Expansion in Northeast Region

Read about our 2022 results and exciting plans for the future [...]

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Avoiding the Press; A Lesson in Confidentiality

You are served with a complaint involving a high-profile patient, in [...]

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