A number of challenges and uncertainties—some perhaps more perceived than actual— continue to confront the use of telemedicine. In examining trends in healthcare, however, many paths forward lead to increased telemedicine adoption by providers and utilization...
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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.
Boot Camp Level II
This intermediate-level program is tailored to broadening and strengthening the knowledge of medical practice managers that have prior experience working in a medical practice.
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.
Telemedicine Update: Consumer Technology, Industry Trends Continue to Drive Changes
Know Your Medical Record
Know your medical record. It’s an obvious statement. It’s a simple statement. On the face of it, it shouldn’t even be a necessary topic of discussion because it is presumed that we in fact do know...
Physicians and other clinicians are well aware of the legal obligation to provide informed consent for treatment. A fundamental component of consent is providing the patient with sufficient information to make an informed decision about 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.