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We know that medical or healthcare professionals and establishments are very vulnerable to complex risks and costly litigation. A form of professional indemnity insurance, medical malpractice insurance provides individual healthcare practitioners and medical establishments with protection and tools to manage the evolving risks of today’s complex healthcare industry.

Now you can protect your practice, reputation and financial assets with Chubb Elite Medical Malpractice – a comprehensive suite of customised solutions that even covers Good Samaritan Acts, among other aspects.

Coverage Highlights

Key Benefits

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Chubb has partnered with a leading healthcare advisory consultant, Asia Care Group, to provide our Insureds with a suite of risk management services to help curtail your exposures. List of services include:

  • Risk review
  • Benchmarking of risk via a structured diagnostic tool
  • Support to conduct clinical audits
  • Educational workshops
  • Development of a balanced scorecard to support enterprise risk management
  • Development of risk policies and patient safety guides
a drawing of a face Global network support as Chubb’s multinational capabilities offer global risk management advice and policy issuance to our insured around the world
a drawing of a person Risk management and support from a financially secure insurer – Chubb’s core operating insurance companies are rated AA for financial strength by Standard & Poor’s and A++ by A.M. Best*
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*Ratings apply to Chubb’s core operating insurance companies. Investor Information for ratings of individual insurance companies.

What It Covers

  • Cover for civil liability claims arising from an act, error or omission in the provision of professional healthcare services
  • Cover for legal representation costs incurred directly in connection with formal inquiries into the conduct of professional healthcare services
  • Vicarious liability for doctors (including locums), consultants, contractors, subcontractors and agents
  • Cover for Good Samaritan Acts
  • Cover for unintentional intellectual property infringement
  • Cover for reasonable and necessary costs of replacing or restoring lost documents
  • Automatic cover for new subsidiaries acquired or created during the period of insurance (applies to medical establishments only)
  • Automatic run-off coverage
  • Advancement of defence costs and legal representation expenses

Coverage for Individuals and Healthcare Facilities

  • Individuals – we serve a range of classifications, from generalists through to specialists, dentists, allied health professionals and even registered Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioners

  • Healthcare facilities including, but not limited to:
    • Acute care hospitals
    • Healthcare system
    • Integrated delivery systems
    • Teaching hospitals
    • Children’s hospitals
    • Specialty hospitals including behavioural health, critical access, rehabilitation, sub acute care and long-term acute care

Market Specialisation

  • Ancillary medical professionals including counsellors, nutritionists, optometrists, pharmacists, chiropractors, acupuncturists and speech therapists

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

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Healthcare professionals and establishments are especially vulnerable to complex risks and costly litigation. Contact us to find out how we can help you protect your practice, reputation and financial assets.