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Closing a Practice Risk Resource Toolkit

Physicians retire or close their practices for a variety of reasons. This Closing a Practice Toolkit is a virtual library of resources to help make closing a practice easier and less risky for ProAssurance insureds. Your Risk Resource team can assist you with specific questions at 844.223.9648 or RiskAdvisor@ProAssurance.com during business hours.

Two Minutes: What’s the Risk? Closing a Practice Video

Before closing a practice, physicians should notify patients and protect their medical information. Dr. Hayes Whiteside, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for ProAssurance, explains how physicians can manage related professional liability risks.

Watch the video.

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Career Transitions: Closing a Practice

 Career Transitions

Here is an overview of patient notification, medical record security, and professional liability risk management.

Download the flyer.

Closing a Practice Checklist

 Closing a Practice Checklist

Practical steps to follow when closing a practice.

Access the checklist.

Sample Patient Notification Letters (3)

Sample Patient Notification Letter

Versions for different scenarios.

Open the letters.

Sample Release of Information (ROI)

Sample Release of Information Form

HIPAA compliant form to use with patient notification letters.

Get the form.

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Contact a Risk Resource Advisor

ProAssurance Risk Resource Advisors are available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., ET/CT. Call 844.223.9648 or email RiskAdvisor@ProAssurance.com for answers to your questions, including your state’s patient notification requirements.

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