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One of the things that is so special about MIGA is our dedication to providing you with personal service, be that from your own dedicated Client Services Officer in relation to your insurance cover, risk management education and advice from our Risk Services team, or support from our team in relation to medico-legal matters or claims. The bottom line is that we recognise you are an individual and we are here to provide you with the help, guidance, advice and assistance you need. .... Read more

That’s not true! To sue or not…

Every other week we read about a public figure suing a media outlet for defamation, seeking to vindicate their eminent reputation following something that has been said in a national newspaper, on the six o’clock news or on commercial radio. .... Read more

Navigating the legalities of medicine

The Claims Team at MIGA receive in excess of 3,000 calls per annum for advice. These are generally contacts from members and clients where there is no claim for compensation or complaint, but help or advice is needed to sort a medico-legal problem. Here are a few examples. .... Read more

Two very different ‘M’s which affect you

Two very different ‘M’s, mandatory reporting for treating doctors and Medicare’s Shared Debt Recovery Scheme, are important issues which MIGA is at the forefront of dealing with through its advocacy work..... Read more

Midwives – Testimonials in advertising, are you at risk of breaching the law?

It can feel like a tough balancing act to promote your business but not run afoul of AHPRA’s Guidelines. The nature of advertising means that often complaints to AHPRA come from clients, whose expectations have not been managed. .... Read more

“Treating Miss Daisy” – did we treat this elderly patient well?

MIGA’s Hypotheticals always entertain as well as inform. Lively audience participation ensure their success. In the climate of the Royal Commission into Aged Care (announced during the course of the 8 hypothetical events), this topic was very timely. So how did we do? Here’s what you said. .... Read more

Changes to MIGA’s Boards

In line with good corporate governance, our Boards have a policy that directors must retire after a maximum term, recognising the importance of continual change and renewal to ensure the Boards remain open to new ideas and independent thinking, whilst retaining an appropriate skill mix and adequate expertise. .... Read more

Insuring your gross profit – It’s just as important as protecting your physical assets

Most practice owners understand the importance of insuring their tangible business assets from natural perils, such as fire, flood, storm and earthquake. Unfortunately, many medical businesses don’t always consider the impact of not being able to trade for a period of time because of a catastrophic event. .... Read more

Indemnity insurance tailored to your healthcare business

Ensure you have all the bases covered. MIGA will provide you with personal advice, specific to your situation to ensure you have the right protection for your healthcare business .... Read more

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