News and Insights

Post-Roe: Ectopic Pregnancy
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A new topic has been added to the Post-Roe Info Center: care related to ectopic pregnancy.
Post-Roe: Record Retention and Destruction
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A new topic has been added to the Post-Roe Info Center: retention and destruction of prior abortion medical records.
Post-Roe Info Center
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The Post-Roe Info Center on ProAssurance.com provides information on many of the pressing issues affecting providers who now practice in a post-Roe world.
Managing the New MICRA: Ways This California Law Affects Health Care
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ProAssurance leadership weighs in on the MICRA modernization legislation in an article with Risk & Insurance magazine.
The 2022 Practice Administrator Seminar, Risk Management Booster, Now Available
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Practice administrators can sign in at ProAssurance.com at any time to take this year's program.
AM Best Affirms ProAssurance A (Excellent) Rating
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We are pleased to announce AM Best affirmed ProAssurance’s Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) on April 26, 2022, and revised the outlook for the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) to stable from negative.
The April 2022 ProVisions
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The April 2022 Telehealth ProVisions was sent to ProAssurance appointed agents this week.
The 2022 LPS Program, Back to Basics, Now Available
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Physician insureds can sign in at ProAssurance.com at any time to take this year's program.
The March 2022 Risk Management ProVisions
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The March 2022 Risk Management ProVisions was sent to ProAssurance appointed agents this week.
The February 2022 ProVisions
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The February 2022 issue of ProVisions, ProAssurance's agent magazine, was sent out this week.
The January 2022 ProVisions
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The January 2022 ProVisions was mailed to ProAssurance agents this week.
ProAssurance Specialty Merger and Name Change
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ProAssurance Specialty Insurance Company, Inc. will merge into affiliate Noetic Specialty Insurance Company and change its name to ProAssurance Specialty Insurance Company.
Fall 2021 Key Considerations—Patient Falls: The Liability Landscape and Best Practices
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Our latest issue, Patient Falls: The Liability Landscape and Best Practices, provides insight into the different aspects surrounding patient falls and the correlating risk management techniques to prevent them:
Hurricane Ida and Your Professional Liability Coverage
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Our thoughts are with insureds affected by Hurricane Ida. As impacted states begin to recover, ProAssurance is ready to provide information and assistance related to professional liability concerns.
August 2021 Comment Newsletters
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Risk Management’s Central U.S. and Michigan/Ohio Comment newsletters were sent to medical professional liability policy physician-insureds in August. Each Comment Risk Management newsletter provides regional information on legislation, verdicts, and other topics of interest.
Summer 2021 Key Considerations—Cures Act: The Effect on Healthcare Providers
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Our latest issue, Cures Act: The Effect on Health IT, provides insight into the Cures Act information blocking rule, and sound documentation practices to mitigate the associated risks.
NORCAL Awarded Highest Level of ACCME Accreditation
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The decision extends a six-year accreditation term for our risk management continuing medical education (CME) program. This is NORCAL’s fourth consecutive Accreditation with Commendation.
The July 2021 ProVisions
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This months issue, featuring profiles of the medical professional liability environment in key states was emailed to ProAssurance agents this week.
New Seminar - Cannabis: History, Trends, Tensions
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Our newest seminar one hour seminar features Michelle Hackley, Associate Director of Risk Management at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.
Introducing the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council
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the ProAssurance family of companies developed an employee diversity, equity, and inclusion council including employees from across the organization.
June 2021 Comment Newsletters
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Risk Resource’s Illinois/Indiana, Nevada and Southeast Comment newsletters were sent to medical professional liability policy physician-insureds in June. Each Comment Risk Resource newsletter provides regional information on legislation, verdicts, and other topics of interest.
The June 2021 ProVisions
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This months issue, featuring discussions of diversity, equity, and inclusion in medical professional liability, was emailed to ProAssurance agents this week.
Important Notice: Philips Issues Medical Device Recall
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Philips Respironics recently announced a voluntary recall of certain Bi-Level PAP, CPAP, and mechanical ventilator devices, due to problems with the foam sound abatement system in these devices.
Shep Tapasak Featured on Crittenden Medical Insurance Website
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Shep Tapasak, Senior Vice President of Specialty Underwriting, was recently featured in an article on the Crittenden Medical Insurance website. The article, ProAssurance Stresses Discipline in its HPL Approach as Market Hardens, discusses the rise in hospital professional liability rates.
Pandemic Practice Essentials Now Available
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The 2021 loss prevention seminar (LPS) for practice administration professionals (PAP), Pandemic Practice Essentials, is now live on ProAssurance.com.