Method of medical malpractice and insurance collaboration

CAFC
  • US 7,469,214 B2
  • Filed: 02/04/2002
  • Issued: 12/23/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/24/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method for ensuring current information for liability insurance underwriting when associated credentialing information has been obtained from an associated healthcare provider, the method comprising the steps of:

  • obtaining a release of the associated credentialing information, between recredentialing periods, from the associated healthcare provider, wherein the associated credentialing information is released from an associated credentialing entity to an associated insurance entity;

    providing the associated insurance entity access to the associated credentialing information;

    updating the associated credentialing information with updated associated credentialing information, wherein the updated associated credentialing information is updated via a computer network, the updated associated credentialing information being at least one of the group comprising;

    no new information, medical incident, the medical incident occurring after compiling of the associated credentialing information, likely to become a claim for damages against the healthcare provider, claim for damages arising after compiling of the associated credentialing information, lawsuit arising after compiling of the associated credentialing information, and change to healthcare provider'"'"'s practice profile; and

    ,determining whether or not to underwrite or renew liability insurance, based at least in part on the updated associated credentialing information.

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