MediGuard

The Doctors Company is fiercely committed to protecting doctors. MediGuard® regulatory risk coverage, part of our medical liability policy, provides members with legal representation for administrative actions brought by Medicare/Medicaid, medical licensing boards, credentialing reviews and actions, Professional Review Organizations, federal agencies regarding EMTALA, and the DEA.

TDC automatically provide MediGuard coverage as part of our dental malpractice policy. This important coverage provides you with legal representation for administrative actions brought by Medicare/Medicaid, dental licensing boards, credentialing reviews and actions, professional review organizations, federal agencies regarding EMTALA, and the DEA.

Coverage Features

Utilization

Addresses Medicare and Medicaid utilization and billing review proceedings, including allegations of improper documentation involving over-utilization, over-billing, unnecessary services charges, and “up coding.”

Licensing

Covers state medical licensing board reviews involving potential sanctions for unprofessional conduct.

Credentialing

Covers healthcare provider credentialing reviews that may adversely affect existing clinical privileges, credentialing, or staff membership.

Misconduct

Provides protection for Professional Review Organization proceedings involving allegations of misconduct.