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MEDIGRAM ARTICLES

 
Disabilities happen; are you protected?
March 12, 2104 — Some facts are difficult to ignore. For example, just over one-fourth of Americans entering the workforce today will experience a disability before retiring, and unexpected medical bills prompt approximately 60 percent of U.S. bankruptcies. Read more.

Medical professional liability insurance basics
September 19, 2013 — Medical professional liability insurance is an essential component of a physician’s insurance protection portfolio. Read more.

College students need insurance, too
August 15, 2013 — Back-to-school supplies are beginning to fill store shelves, and I’ve already started my shopping list with pencils, scissors and other traditional school supplies. Read more.

Key terms in a disability policy
June 20, 2013 — As a physician, you know the importance of insuring your most valuable asset: your earning potential. A disability insurance policy helps protect your future income; here are some key terms that you should understand when choosing the right policy. Read more.

Vacation plans should include checking insurance policies
May 23, 2013 — When planning a vacation, don’t overlook the importance of purchasing insurance when renting an automobile, motorhome or boat. Gaps in insurance coverage can ruin a vacation. Read more.

Take a new look at permanent life insurance
March 21, 2013 — People purchase life insurance for many reasons. Most of the time, life insurance is meant to replace income or pay off debt after a person’s death. However, with the passing of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, it may be a good time to look at permanent life insurance. Read more.

New Society member benefit offers
discount on administration services

November 29, 2012 — One of the primary goals of Wisconsin Medical Society Insurance & Financial Services is to assist physicians with business matters so they can focus on what matters most – caring for patients. With that in mind, Society members now have access to premium discounts through a new partnership with Total Administrative Services Corp. (TASC) of Madison. The partnership offers Society members several options for minimizing administrative burdens, taking advantage of tax saving programs and providing attractive benefit programs for employees. Read more

New long-term care insurance options available
November 8, 2012 — People take many steps to protect those they love. They set aside money for children’s education, to make sure they have adequate health insurance and base numerous other decisions on how their choices may impact family members. Read more.