It’s back to school time which means cold and flu season isn’t too far away. Although a medical practice’s infection control plan consists of much more than preparing for cold and flu, now might be a...
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We're proud to introduce the Mutual Value Plan - a program designed to recognize and reward the loyalty and commitment of our policyholders. The MVP is just one more way for us all to share in the long-term success of our company.
What is SVMIC?
SVMIC is a mutual insurance company that is 100% owned and governed by our policyholders. We provide medical malpractice insurance at a net cost, returning an annual share of profits to policyholders in the form of dividends. Physician involvement and physician governance mean that we are able to always keep your interests at heart.
Responding to the Opioid Crisis: Law, Policy, Practice
This seminar will educate prescribers on the weaknesses in current responses and discuss the impact of laws, enhancements to existing tools, emerging interventions and proposed guidelines for treating pain.
A Jury's Perspective: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
It is almost certain that physicians and providers will be involved in a lawsuit at some point in their careers, which may tempt some to practice defensive medicine. As an alternative, this program offers protective practices derived from jury feedback.
The SVMIC Education Center
Whether you need CME credits or training for your staff, we've got you covered. Peruse all of our course offerings: live, online and booklet, and filter for the credit type, course format, location, or course title of interest to you.
Infection Control: Shore Up Your Practice's Plan
Perception Can Be Everything
“It takes a lifetime to build a good reputation, but you can lose it in a minute.” - Will Rogers In general, physicians are widely respected. They are perceived as “healers” with good intentions. Physicians are members of...
Government Releases Medicare Proposed Rule for 2019
Choosing the appropriate level of an evaluation and management (E/M) codes is a daily occurrence for providers, but it’s no easy task. The “correct” code for an E/M is dictated by two guiding principles – the...
We're proud to introduce the Mutual Value Plan - a program designed to recognize and reward the loyalty and commitment of our policyholders. The MVP is just one more way for us all to share in the long-term success of our company. Visit the link above for a short video and more details.
The Tennessee General Assembly recently passed the most comprehensive and restrictive laws in the U.S. regulating the prescribing of controlled substances. Effective July 1, 2018, physicians and other prescribers must adhere to the new limits and specific requirements for opioid prescribing. Our 2018 Summary of Tennessee Opioid Prescribing Laws outlines the details needed to understand how the new laws will impact your daily practice.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that physician practices/groups may now log into the CMS QPP website to check their 2018 eligibility for Medicare's Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). CMS will not be sending out letters to advise physicians of their eligibility status, so verification on their website is the only way to determine or verify eligibility status.