Impact of healthcare changes on MPL insurance rating—per-patient-visit rating

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By Chuck W. Mitchell, Eric J. Wunder | 17 May 2011
As more physicians move from independent practice to group or healthcare system employment, there is renewed interest in alternative procedures for medical professional liability (MPL) insurance rating. Rating systems based on the number of patient visits, procedures provided, or hours worked are becoming increasingly popular. This article discusses the benefits and complexities of per-patient-visit rating.