"MGIS enjoys a strong reputation and rich history of providing high-value, specialized protection for physicians' incomes on the disability side," said
MGIS will combine its strong experience and understanding of the physician market and bariatric surgery with Markel's financial strength and healthcare market stature to offer a fine-tuned solution for a surgical specialty that is often poorly served by standard MPL insurance.
"The specialty focus and reputation of MGIS in the physician market is a great fit with our Healthcare Practice strategy," said
Markel is deeply experienced in the medical professional liability industry, meeting physicians' and surgeons' unique liability claims and defense needs. Many members of the Markel Medical Professional Claims team are former practicing attorneys, and the company has a defense panel of top attorneys in place nationally.
"We are committed to selling exclusively through specialty producers, and along with our recent OmniSure partnership announcement, believe we now offer the industry's best combination of insurance and risk management specifically for their bariatric clients," said Brunken. "The PhysicianProtect™| BARIATRIC program will be available in most states nationally beginning
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