Results of Correspondence on Professional Liability Coverage for the University-Trained Physician's Assistant

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  • Summary report of a survey of insurance liability carriers to determine guidelines that they had established for providing coverage for PAs and their employing physicians or institutions. A brief history of attempts to gain liability is provided. Of fourteen companies contacted, "nine carriers are both active in the medical professional liability area and chose to formulate an initial standing on the issue of professional liability coverage for certified physician's assistants. Of these nine companies, five deferred to the policy of the Insurance Rating Board and four nonmembers formulated specific polices."
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  • Physician Assistant Program Records
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