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Medical Malpractice

When things go wrong, we’ve got you covered

06/2022
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In today’s complex and evolving healthcare industry, healthcare professionals and hospitals face a myriad of complex risks and costly litigation every day.

You might think that suing a doctor or hospital is quite uncommon in Malaysia, given the fact that practitioners and hospitals have typically been protected by the respect people have for the medical profession, but news reports showed otherwise.

 

Don’t believe it? Just check out this real-life case:

 

As a healthcare professional, you will always do your best for your patients; but errors can happen.

Don’t let an unfortunate experience ruin your finances, family relation or professional reputation. Get the coverages you need as a healthcare professional.

Chubb Elite Medical Malpractice policy provides individual healthcare practitioners and medical establishments with protection and tools to manage the evolving risks of today’s complex healthcare industry.

 

Coverage highlights

  • Cover for civil liability claims arising from an act, error or omission in the provision of professional healthcare services
  • Cover for Good Samaritan Acts
  • Cover for reasonable and necessary costs of replacing or restoring lost documents
  • Cover for legal representation costs incurred directly in connection with formal inquiries into the conduct of professional healthcare services
  • Cover for unintentional intellectual property infringement

 

Value added services

  • Risk review
  • Educational workshops
  • Prompt claims resolution
  • Support to conduct clinical audits
  • Development of risk policies and patient safety guides

 

Please refer to the policy contract for the full details of benefits, terms and exclusions that are applicable. The information provided here is a brief summary for quick and easy reference. The exact terms and conditions that apply are stated in the policy contract.

The benefit(s) payable under eligible certificate/policy/product is(are) protected by PIDM up to limits. Please refer to PIDM’s TIPS brochure or contact Chubb Insurance Malaysia Berhad or PIDM (visit www.pidm.gov.my)

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