- Maryland State Medical Society (MedChi)
- Medical Mutual of Maryland
- ProAssurance Medical Malpractice Claims
Medical malpractice insurance is an indemnification arrangement between an insurance company and a doctor or other health care provider. The arrangement works like you think it would. The insured physician makes payment in exchanged for legal representation and protection against a settlement or verdict up to a specific amount.
Most doctors have a $1 million policy. Is malpractice insurance required for doctors in Maryland?
Speaking of most doctor, the vast majority of physicians in Maryland have insurance coverage with Medical Mutual. Other doctors use Berkshire Hathaway, the Doctors Company, American International Group, ProAssurance, NORCAL, Aspen American, and MedPro.
While the great majority of Maryland doctors have malpractice insurance, Maryland law does not require physicians to carry medical professional liability insurance.