NEW YORK MALPRACTICE CARRIERS’ COVID-19 RESPONSES & UPDATES
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NEW YORK MALPRACTICE CARRIERS’ COVID-19 RESPONSES & UPDATES

NEW YORK MALPRACTICE CARRIERS’ COVID-19 RESPONSES & UPDATES

We at Phalanx Healthcare Solutions have prided ourselves on providing exceptional service to our insureds for over 10 years. It is during times such as the one we currently find ourselves in that we pledge to do everything we can to assist our medical professionals.  As the new epicenter of the virus in the U.S., New York providers are seeing unprecedented and immediate changes in their practices. As the news cycles attempt to keep up with the ever-evolving scope of the COVID-19 pandemic, so too, are New York’s medical malpractice insurance carriers. 

During these uncertain times, it is vital to utilize up-to-date resources as the healthcare industry braces for dramatic challenges over the coming weeks and months. In order to alleviate some of the stress surrounding changes in malpractice insurance please see the information below on how some of the major  New York carriers are stepping up for their insureds during this pandemic.

COVERYS

  • Telemedicine is covered as long as provider is working within their scope of duties
  • Financial relief available for providers who need

For the most credible and up-to-date content, please visit Coverys’s COVID-19 website at:  https://coverys.com/information/covid-19-coronavirus.  If you wish to reach out to Coverys directly regarding COVID-19 related questions, you can send an email to their dedicated email address at:  coviduw@coverys.com

MEDPRO

  • Postpone ALL premium payments until 6/30/20 (optional)
  • Telemedicine coverage without the need for an application

For the most credible and up-to-date content, please visit MedPro’s COVID-19 website at: https://www.medpro.com/covid-19-information-and-resources

MLMIC

  • Telemedicine is covered as long as provider is working within their scope of duties
  • Financial relief available for providers who need it

For the most credible and up-to-date content, please visit MLMIC’s COVID-19 website at: https://www.mlmic.com/covid-19

PRI

  • Telemedicine is covered subject to policy wording stipulations
  • All other policy change requests will be handled on an individual basis and customized to meet the specific practice needs

For the most credible and up-to-date content, please visit PRI’s COVID-19 website at: https://www.pri.com/pri-covid-19-information-and-resource-center. If you wish to reach out to PRI directly regarding COVID-19 related questions, you can call: 800-632-6040  ext. 4334

TDC

  • Telemedicine coverage without the need for an application
  • Payment deferral available (by request)

For the most credible and up-to-date content, please visit TDC’s COVID-19 website at:  https://www.thedoctors.com/about-the-doctors-company/newsroom/covid-19-updates-and-resources-for-healthcare-professionals/.  If you wish to reach out to TDC directly regarding COVID-19 related questions, you can call:  800-421-2368

With uncertain times ahead, one thing our insureds can count on is our commitment to providing the best possible service and most reliable insurance information. As a New York City based firm, we too are braving the storm and will continue to be available to answer any and all questions during this unprecedented time. 

Stay well,
The Phalanx team

Phalanx Healthcare Solutions is a New York based medical malpractice insurance consultant specializing in insurance and reinsurance solutions for physicians, physician organizations, and healthcare systems. For more information, visit our web site at www.phalanxllc.com.

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