RLI announced that it has added a new healthcare liability division, RLI Healthcare, and has hired Scott Ducey to lead the operation as vice president.

RLI will provide liability insurance coverage for targeted risks that include, but are not limited to, integrated hospital systems, long-term care facilities (single and multi-location), outpatient care facilities and clinical research providers. Policies are available on a surplus lines basis in all 50 states.

"We are pleased to welcome Scott to the organization," said RLI Insurance Company President & COO Michael J. Stone.

"This addition demonstrates our commitment to enhancing the product offerings we provide to customers and finding new opportunities for profitable growth. Scott’s expertise, combined with RLI’s financial strength and strong reputation, will allow us to offer competitive products and serve growing market demand."

Ducey has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance and healthcare industries and most recently served as vice president of the healthcare division at Torus.

Ducey is a graduate of Rowan University and an active member of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM), American Healthcare Association (AHCA) and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS).

RLI, a specialty insurance company, offers a diversified portfolio of property and casualty coverages and surety bonds serving niche or underserved markets.