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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

PA: Bill to Require Dentists to Carry Malpractice Insurance

Sen. Pat Vance has introduced a bill requiring dentists to carry $3M in malpractice insurance (at a cost of about $2,400 a year).  The bill unanimously passed the state Senate.  It has not yet been taken up in the state House.  Pennlive has the story.

--CJR

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Dentist should aware the policy in order to avoid malpractice in the field. It will be a good news to have this (PA: Bill to Require Dentists to Carry Malpractice Insurance). Nice work.

Posted by: Dentist Seattle | Dec 14, 2011 8:26:22 AM

Will this be much of a hassle to dentist or would it benefit everyone from it. Patients are not that keen on doing a check on their dentists before having an appointed with them though.

Posted by: dentist | Dec 14, 2011 10:42:56 PM

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