TMLT offers malpractice insurance at no cost to retired physicians who volunteer during the COVID-19 crisis

April 1, 2020

TMLT now offers insurance coverage at no cost to retired Texas physicians who resume practicing medicine during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

This medical professional liability coverage will be offered without premium to any retired Texas physician working on a volunteer basis and in direct response to a governmentally declared emergency order regarding the COVID-19 crisis.

Details of the coverage include:

  • Coverage will be offered to retired physicians working on a non-paid, volunteer basis only.
  • All retired Texas physicians are eligible, whether they have been TMLT policyholders or not.
  • Membership in the Texas Medical Association is not required.

Learn more on our FAQ.
 
To apply for coverage, please download and complete the application and email it to underwriting@tmlt.org.
 
You can also call TMLT’s underwriting department at 800-580-8658 or 512-425-5800 or email at underwriting@tmlt.org to apply or learn more.

“To offer additional support to Texas physicians and the public, TMLT is offering medical liability coverage, at no cost, to retired physicians who come back to work and help their colleagues during the COVID-19 emergency,” says Robert Donohoe, president and CEO of TMLT. “It is our job to assist physicians in any way possible as this crisis continues to intensify.”

About the Author

Wayne Wenske is Senior Marketing Coordinator at Texas Medical Liability Trust. He can be reached at wayne-wenske@tmlt.org.

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