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Legal Series: Medical Malpractice Explored
   LIVE Webcast  


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The continued move toward implementing the Patients Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has drawn considerable discussion regarding the state of our healthcare system. A part of this discussion has been in regard to the impact that medical malpractice liability has on the delivery and cost of healthcare services.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a team of key thought leaders and experts to help make sense of the most important issues revolving around medical malpractice liability. Among the key issues to be discussed will be:

A Financial Perspective

A Litigation Perspective – Protecting Your Doctors and Insureds

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 124303
Recording Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)


Featured Speakers for Legal Series: Medical Malpractice Explored LIVE Webcast :

Agenda  (click here to view more)

Charles Mitchell , Consulting Actuary,
Milliman, Inc.

  • o Background Medical Professional Liability (MPL) Risk
    • • Overall MPL Costs (relative to healthcare)
    • • Distribution of costs (patients, lawyers, overhead)
    • • Low frequency, high severity
    • • PPL, HPL, DPL, APL, CPL
  • o Background on MPL Funding
    • • Commercial insurance, self-insurance
      • - Shift to hospital employment of physicians and self-insurance
    • • Costs vary by mainly by state/territory and specialty
  • o Historical Overview of MPL Insurance Market
    • • Size of market (relative to insurance industry, P&C market)
    • • Deep cycles
    • • 3 affordability/availability insurance crises
    • • Demographics of insurers (stock, mutual, RRG, etc.)
  • o Historical Statutory Insurance Market Financials
  • o Current State of MPL Exposures and Insurance Market

James E. Looper, Jr, Partner,
Hall Booth Smith & Slover, P.C

** Speaker Talking Points to be added soon.. **

Milliman, Inc.
Charles Mitchell
Consulting Actuary
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Hall Booth Smith & Slover, P.C
James E. Looper, Jr
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Who Should Attend?

- Health Care Law Attorneys
- Health Industry Advisors
- Senior Corporate Management Healthcare
- Health Care Advisory Services Consultants
- Health Policy Directors
- State Health Executives/Professionals
- Healthcare Finance Executives
- Other Related Professionals

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event to anyone interested in understanding the related updates on Medical Malpractice.

- New guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
- Hear directly from key regulators & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A

Enroll in this course today by clicking the "Register" button below. Significant discounts apply to early registrants. Advanced registration is advised as space is limited.

Registration Information:                                                                                                                                    

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Please note, the event date is firm although it may be subject to change. Please click here for details.
The Knowledge Group, LLC is producing this event for information purposes only. We do not intend to provide or offer business advice. The contents of this event are based upon the opinions of our speakers. The Knowledge Congress does not warrant their accuracy and completeness. The statements made by them are based on their independent opinions and does not necessarily reflect that of The Knowledge Congress' views. In no event shall The Knowledge Congress be liable to any person or business entity for any special, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages as a result of any information gathered from this webcast.

















Legal Series: Medical Malpractice Explored
LIVE Webcast
Event Sponsors / Speaker Firms:

For more than 60 years, Milliman has pioneered strategies, tools, and solutions worldwide. As one of the largest consulting and actuarial firms, we are recognized leaders who have helped shape significant changes in the markets we serve. Set apart by our independent ownership, we deliver unbiased advice based on our expertise and best judgment.

Milliman insight has global reach in multiple industries, offering specialized consulting services in property and casualty insurance, employee benefits, healthcare, investment, and life insurance and financial services. Our consultants serve a wide range of clients, with highly personalized service and a unique combination of actuarial and business expertise. With offices in principal cities worldwide, Milliman combines global experience with local knowledge. We can help you operate in new markets, expand beyond your boundaries, and understand how your industry is affected by developments around the world.

Celebrating our 22nd year in business in 2011, Hall Booth Smith & Slover, P.C. (HBSS) delivers quality legal services in a variety of practice areas. Experience across legal disciplines combined with a focus on the unique business or personal requirements of the client is the hallmark of the firm. Our clients receive the attention, expertise, and cost-effectiveness of a smaller law firm with a full-service and strong regional presence typical of a large law firm.

At HBSS, we have the highest commitment to excellence in serving our clients. Our mission is “To ethically and professionally serve our clients by providing the highest quality legal representation in a personally satisfying firm environment.” Our promise - “Serving to Achieve Excellence”

Selected as one of Atlanta’s “Best Places to Work” in 2008, 2010, and 2011, HBSS is the only true "state- wide" law firm in Georgia, with six offices strategically located throughout the state. In addition, the firm maintains regional offices in Nashville, TN and Charleston, SC as well as an international office in Tbilisi, Country of Georgia. With over 200 attorneys and staff members, HBSS provides the highest quality legal services to individuals, governmental bodies and agencies, and businesses of all sizes.


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