SVMIC’s mission is to protect, support, and advocate for physicians and advanced practice professionals so that they can provide the best possible patient care. The need for that care is particularly urgent right now. Our team is ready to assist you through the risks and uncertainties we face today and in the days ahead.
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Suspending Planned Rate Increases
SVMIC succeeds when its policyholders are successful, and its policyholders are feeling remarkable pressure right now. So, in an unprecedented move, SVMIC’s Board of Directors decided to suspend all planned rate increases.
Waiving Self-Study Risk Management Course Fees
We are also waiving all fees for online and booklet risk management courses from March 24, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Please visit education.svmic.com to register for a course. NOTE: We have an Intro to Telemedicine course that may be of particular interest during this time.
Answering your Questions
Though the majority of our staff is still working remotely, we are all available to answer your questions. Our staff of risk management, claims, underwriting, practice management, and other experts are here for you. We can help you through this challenge in a variety of ways, so please don't hesitate to reach out to us.
A: The need for our policyholders to start rendering medical professional services through telemedicine has dramatically increased. Generally, there are no changes necessary for adding telemedicine to your policy under the following circumstances,
*To provide telemedicine to new patients outside your SVMIC coverage area, contact the Underwriting Department.