Coverage & Features
MICA offers medical professional liability insurance coverage for individual physicians, physician groups, advanced healthcare professionals and medical facilities. MICA is the market leader for medical professional liability insurance in Arizona, and we are steadily growing in Colorado, Nevada and Utah.
Individual physician, business enterprise and advanced healthcare professionals liability insurance is available on a reporting form of a claims-made insurance policy. This type of policy encourages incident reporting, and by appropriately reporting, coverage will be triggered (if the incident becomes a claim).
The policy provides coverage for medical professional liability, peer review, defense costs, supplementary payments, and discretionary medical payments. It features a consent-to-settle clause without a “hammer” and defense costs outside of the policy limits.
Business Enterprise coverage for your group entity – i.e. corporation, partnership, or other legal entity – is available for an additional premium.
MICA's MPL Policy Includes the e-Med Protection Coverage Endorsement
As your medical practice increasingly relies on information technology, you need the increased protection of MICA’s e-Med Protection insurance coverage. All new and renewal policies are issued with the e-Med Protection Coverage endorsement at no additional premium cost. Click here to learn about the added benefits of the e-Med Protection endorsement. Click here to see new enhancements, effective December 1, 2018.
Need Higher Limits of Liability? Check out e-Med Protection Plus
If you need additional protection and limits higher than $100,000, MICA has partnered with NAS Insurance Services, Inc. to offer a surplus lines stand-alone policy. Coverage options under the stand-alone policy include an option for both Cyber Liability and MEDEFENSE® Plus or options for Cyber Liability only or MEDEFENSE® Plus only. Limits of $1,000,000 and higher are available.
This is a general description of coverage. This policy has limitations. For costs and complete details about MICA's e-Med Protection insurance, please contact MICA or your MICA broker.
e-Med Protection Endorsement form numbers: MPL-0118 IP, MPL-0119 GMP, MPL-0120 PPVP, MPL-0121 BE, MPL-0122 NP
* e-Med Protection Coverage in Nevada does not include coverage for fines and penalties for EMTALA proceedings and Stark proceedings (per statutory requirement).
MICA provides medical professional liability insurance for medical facilities on a Reporting Policy form of claims-made coverage. In some instances, general liability insurance may also be available.
MICA will consider the following types of medical facilities:
- Ambulatory Surgical Center
- Dialysis Center
- Outpatient Physical Therapy/Speech Therapy
- Outpatient Surgery Center
- Outpatient Treatment Center
- Rural and Community Health Clinic
Note: The information contained on this page is for informational purposes only and is not indicative of policy language. Please check the MICA policy for specific coverage details. Retirement tail is only available for the “Named Insured” and any “Insured Health Care Professionals” as defined in the MICA policy.