A core component of our mission at Professional Insurance Programs is to continue to share information and experiences relevant to the dental community, whether in person or virtually. That’s why we teamed up with N-Tech Consulting to put together an informative webinar to help answer the cyber security questions we have received from many of… Continue Reading You don’t know what you don’t know: Through the eyes of a tech provider
Medical Protective and Professional Insurance Programs are pleased to announce that registration is now open for our annual Risk Management Seminar. The topic this year is Preventing Dental Malpractice Claims by Avoiding and Managing Adverse Outcomes. The seminar will be held Sept. 17, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Brookfield Conference Center in… Continue Reading 2021 Dental Risk Management Seminar
Medical Protective and Professional Insurance Programs are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the annual Risk Management Seminar. The topic this year will be, Ten Things I’m Concerned About in the Practice of Dentistry (and you should be, too). The seminar will be held Sept. 21, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 12… Continue Reading Register for the 2018 Dental Risk Management Seminar
According to Federal Emergency Management Agency, floods, including inland flooding, flash floods and seasonal storms, occur in every region of the United States and 90 percent of all natural disasters in the U.S. involve some type of flooding. Even if you do not live in a high-risk area, it is worth looking into flood insurance… Continue Reading Common questions about flood insurance
Regardless of what your will specifies, the beneficiaries you list in your various financial accounts will receive those assets. It is extremely important to conduct a beneficiary audit at least once a year, as well as when there are major changes such as a marriage, divorce, birth of a child or grandchild. Here are some… Continue Reading Keeping beneficiaries up to date
As the New Year begins, it is always good to review. The following list is a summary of the most important employer responsibilities related to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970: Provide a workplace free from serious recognized hazards and comply with standards, rules and regulations issued under OSHA. Examine workplace conditions to… Continue Reading Employer responsibilities and OSHA
In a world where more and more people and devices are connected to the internet, greater focus must be placed on security and privacy. While the internet has opened us up to a world of possibilities and global connectivity to millions, the very strength of the network – the speed, openness and access – creates… Continue Reading Managing cyber risk
Hackers and thieves are on the hunt for your personal information every day. Because our business requires the transfer of personal information, we need to be prepared to protect our clients’ personal information, as well as our own. Information security is an important part of best business practices in the insurance industry. Personal financial information (PFI) and personal… Continue Reading Protecting personal health and financial information
Pediatric dentists sometimes find that they’re treating young adults who have no desire to leave the practice. Although this loyalty is often a sign of a positive doctor–patient relationship, the age of the patient sometimes poses problems. Planning for the transition of young adult patients is beneficial for dentists and their patients. It helps provide… Continue Reading When should the pediatric patient “graduate” to another provider?
Professional Insurance Programs is proud to announce a new and exciting member benefit. The new WDA Association Health Plan, underwritten by WPS Health Insurance, is here! The new WDA Association Health Plan allows practices to be underwritten outside of “community rating.” This means there will be health underwriting and your group will be rated accordingly,… Continue Reading You asked, we listened!