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LAMMICO Weekly

Quick updates issued each Wednesday


12
Feb

Physicians and other healthcare providers can prepare for more widespread cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus by taking advantage of these resources.

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05
Feb

Approximately 400 physicians in the U.S., more than one per day, die by suicide each year.

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05
Dec

LAMMICO's Cyber Liability Insurance partner, NAS Insurance Services, LLC (NAS), was recently acquired by Tokio Marine HCC.

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06
Nov

We congratulate the following recipients who have been honored for the 2019 medical school year: Alex Miller, Pranav Bhargava and Hunter F. Douglas.

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09
Oct

LAMMICO offers insureds an annual opportunity to earn a 10% discount on their premium for completing risk management education.

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02
Oct

Cybersecurity is one of the biggest issues facing the healthcare community today. The best way to protect your organization is to be proactive and rem...

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25
Sep

LAMMICO supports our long-time insureds, Dr. Abraham and Dr. Lord, as they run for elected offices in Louisiana.

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11
Sep

Failing to properly enroll in the PCF or choosing to not participate in the PCF, could leave you exposed to uncapped claims.

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04
Sep

Individuals throughout an organization have the ability to expose their organization to a wide range of security threats simply because they are consi...

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28
Aug

Physician burnout is costing the U.S. about $4.6 billion annually. LAMMICO offers resources to help healthcare providers avoid burnout.

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21
Aug

As hurricane season heats up, we recommend that you review the checklist below to ensure that you’re prepared in the event of a flood.

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31
Jul

According to a recent study by Comparitech, medical and health records have become the top target for cybersecurity attacks over the past three years.

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17
Jul

AM Best recently awarded LAMMICO an “A” (Excellent) rating for 2018.

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26
Jun

An Ohio urology practice was allegedly hacked earlier this month and agreed to pay a $75,000 ransom to unlock its computer system. However, there are...

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12
Jun

LAMMICO has created an online Physician Job Board as a tool for insureds to post and find open physician positions and to help practices fill open job...

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05
Jun

LAMMICO reminds policyholders of resources available to help you prepare in the event of a weather emergency to limit disruption to your practice.

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29
May

LAMMICO wants to take this opportunity to recognize Dr. Hines because of his significant contributions on behalf of Louisiana physicians.

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22
May

Due to the PCF's recent action regarding Practice Protection Fund, many healthcare providers needed to find a new underlying carrier in order to stay...

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08
May

In celebration of National Nurses Week, here are a few ways that LAMMICO supports our nurses.

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17
Apr

In February, the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy announced a third party platform that allows integration between the Louisiana Prescription Monitoring Pr...

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10
Apr

     Congratulations to the recipient of the 4th Annual LAMMICO Patient Safety Award and Grant: Jennings American Legion Hospital in...

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03
Apr

NAS Insurance, LAMMICO’s cyber risk insurance carrier, recently published their 2019 Cyber Claims Digest, which analyzes cyber claims data from 2018....

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26
Dec

Happy holidays from all of us at LAMMICO!

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05
Dec

A Connecticut allergy practice has agreed to pay the OCR $125,000 and adopt a corrective action plan to settle potential violations of the HIPAA Priva...

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31
Oct

In today’s constant barrage of technology warnings, it is easy to overlook the dusty old fax machine in the corner.

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17
Oct

News about cybersecurity threats fills our inboxes daily, and the information can be difficult to process. As cybersecurity threats and regulations co...

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03
Oct

Is a staff member’s use of a patient’s full name in the waiting room considered a HIPAA violation?

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05
Sep

There are still a lot of pieces that need to fall in place before a Louisiana patient can walk into a medical office and ask for marijuana.

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22
Aug

Organizations should consider whether their process for disposing of electronic devices and media does so in a secure manner.

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08
Aug

One effective but underused technological shield healthcare providers can wield against modern-day security attacks is encryption: usually free, readi...

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11
Jul

The LSBME and the LSBN have issued congruent rules governing physician collaboration with APRNs required to have a collaborative practice agreement.

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22
Jun

Log in as a Member at LAMMICO.com to access Practice Solutions’ newest resources on HIPAA.

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30
May

Breaches are not always accidents. Current and former healthcare employees are the biggest threats to patient HIPAA privacy.

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16
May

If you don’t check federal and state exclusion lists, you may not be able to keep the payment checks!

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02
May

Several federal and state laws govern how practices and hospitals should treat patients with hearing difficulties or who do not speak English.

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25
Apr

LAMMICO offers guidance to our insureds facing a claim through our Litigation Stress Management Seminar.

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10
Apr

Congratulations to the recipient of the 3rd Annual LAMMICO Patient Safety Award & Grant: Specialists Hospital Shreveport.

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04
Apr

Elatas Risk Partners is dedicated to helping your business succeed by tailoring insurance portfolios to fulfill your unique needs.

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