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Insurance Marketplace Realities 2024 – Healthcare professional liability

November 9, 2023

Markets are careful in deploying capacity.
Rate predictions: Healthcare professional liability
  Trend Range
Allied health Increase (Purple arrow pointing top right) +5% to +15%
Hospital professional liability Neutral increase (purple line, purple arrows pointing up) +5% to +20%
Managed care E&O Neutral increase (purple line, purple arrows pointing up) +5% to +12%
Physicians professional liability Neutral increase (purple line, purple arrows pointing up) +5% to +15%

Allied health

  • Staffing adequacy, training and burnout
  • Underwriters’ concerns about providing services in a healthcare setting
  • Patient privacy

Hospital professional liability

  • State legislative activities — tort reform including increased opportunities to venue shop
  • Batch coverage including sexual abuse
  • Practitioner burnout/retirement/staffing shortages

Managed care E&O

  • Regulatory claims such as antitrust and HIPAA
  • Pharmacy benefit management and opioid litigation
  • Member and provider disputes

Physicians professional liability

  • Physician burnout
  • Staffing shortages
  • Sexual abuse


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Healthcare Broking Leader, North America

Joanne Kowalczyk
Senior Placement Specialist Healthcare Broking, North America

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