Proposed changes to the medical indemnity system could have a devastating impact on doctors and even push some out of practice, the AMA claims. Since 2003, the federal government has subsidised doctors’ indemnity insurance premiums and financial assistance to medical defence organisations and practitioners for high-cost claims through its Indemnity Insurance Fund. The system was ...
Fears of a return to the medical indemnity dark days
By Tessa Hoffman
20 Oct 2017