Apr 13, 2012

TMLT Enhances Medefense Coverage

Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) policies covering individual physicians include the Medefense Endorsement, which provides reimbursement for legal and tax audit expenses for disciplinary proceedings.


The endorsement covers:

  • Review actions by the Texas Medical Board (TMB);
  • Hospital actions regarding clinical privileges;
  • Actions by the Texas Department of State Health Services or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services;
  • Non-compliance with Medicare/Medicaid regulations, including the Recovery Audit Contractor Program;
  • Proceedings alleging violations of EMTALA, HIPAA, or Stark Laws; and
  • Federal tax audits.

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