Medical indemnity insurance company Avant Mutual offers insurance to cover the legal costs of defending your practice and its employees against allegations and complaints, as well as compensation for patient loss or injury.
Avant can provide assistance in response to matters brought by a state health complaint entity, which can arise from a refusal to treat a patient, a communication issue or an allegation of discrimination. Support can also be provided in the case of a criminal or coronial investigation.
In such cases, assistance can include the drafting of a formal response, preparation for a hearing and defending the practice or its non-medical practitioner employees.
The medical indemnity insurance policy also covers patient injury and loss claims, employment issues, how to respond to an audit, maintain the reputation of your practice and avoid breach of advertising laws.
For more information visit: www.avant.org.au/