Coverage options include medical payment, defense assistance reimbursement, military leave or disability, and optional practice liability
XL Insurance has entered into an underwriting agreement with Dentists National Insurance Group of Coral Springs to provide a dentists’ errors & omissions (E&O) insurance program.
The company said that the program, which is designed for dental offices with 20 or fewer dentists in the practice, is been provided by XL Insurance’s Greenwich Insurance Company, an admitted primary insurance company. The policies are available on an occurrence or claims-made basis.
In addition, the coverage options that are available include HIPAA defense coverage, disciplinary action, medical waste legal defense, medical payment coverage, defense assistance reimbursement, military leave or disability, and optional practice liability.
Don Allard, chief underwriting officer of select professional group at XL Insurance, said: XL Insurance works with program managers, like Dentists National Insurance Group, who have dedicated and proven expertise in industry-specific professional liability markets. We’re pleased to team up with Dentists National to offer one of the most comprehensive approaches to address dentists’ E&O concerns.
Michael Peterman, president and CEO of Dentists National Insurance, said: E&O insurance provides dentists with essential financial protection to safeguard their livelihoods. We believe, however, that offering our clients’ effective guidance on practice management and 24/7 expert claims assistance strengthens our insurance program,. We’re excited to team up with XL Insurance which shares our commitment to offering quality service as well as comprehensive coverage.