Keeping Wisconsin Safe: Why it’s the Best Place to Practice Medicine

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Keeping Wisconsin Safe: Why it’s the Best Place to Practice Medicine

There’s a reason Wisconsin is one of the safest places to practice medicine; it’s long been a haven for affordable medical professional liability (MPL) insurance. Which, among many other reasons, also makes it a great state to be a patient in. But now, as the rest of the country feels the impact of increased MPL premiums, it may only be a matter of time before Wisconsin physicians see similar increases. Read more. 

Shawna Bertalot is the president of the WisMed Assure agency. With her strong leadership skills and knowledge of the industry, our skilled team of agents are motivated and well prepared to find solutions for our clients. 
Did you know that the Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund maintains your personal malpractice coverage records?  Click here to view.
Whether or not your employer is handling your malpractice coverage, you should check your account regularly to make sure you are keeping up with this legal obligation.   Any unaddressed noncompliance issues will not only affect your coverage in event of a claim, but it may prevent you from renewing your Wisconsin medical license.
Fund staff is available to answer any questions you have.  You may contact the Fund at (608) 266-6830 or
Getting started is easy. Any Wisconsin Medical Society member can apply on behalf of their group. All we need is your current health insurance plan and participation census data.
You can choose up to 6 of 10 available plans. For more information, contact Chris Noffke.

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Explore our new knowledge bank of financial decisions all physicians face from med school through to retirement and beyond. Get started today by asking for help with a pending decision or commenting on one already posted.

Here’s a recent posting offering advice about having a dedicated financial planner:
“I wish I had a dedicated financial planner involved earlier in my career. I went with a default planner provided by employer’s 403b or 501K plan. They often didn’t understand the nuances of being a physician. And when changing jobs, this would be problematic as there would be a new plan and they were often not helpful rolling over old plans. Finally having a dedicated financial planner outside of my employer really helped to better make my money work for me.”

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Designed for the entire health care team, the Fall Well-being & Empowerment Forum will help to energize collaborative efforts to advance proven solutions for increasing clinician empowerment, retention and satisfaction. Spaces are still available for a one-on-one coaching session with an Epic Systems employee! Insurance clients can use code RES19 at checkout for 50% off.
What are the Timing Rules for Employer and Employee HSA  Contributions? What Should be Done if HSA Contributions are Submitted Late? 

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It’s Time to Jump Start Your 2020 Employee Benefit Process

Open enrollment season is upon us! We created a list of important items you should consider to ensure your employee benefit program for 2020 is implemented without a hitch.

Check it out here.
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