Healthcare Professional Indemnity Insurance

February 18, 2014 | posted in: Compulsory Insurances | by

All licensed health care providers and medical practitioners (such as doctors, nurses, pharmacists, etc.) are expected to obtain this cover under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) 1999. It requires that  they  have insurance that will protect their patients in case of accidents or fatalities (death) resulting from professional negligence.

This type of insurance provides compensation to patients and their relatives in the event of death, disability, shock and injury suffered by patients as a result of the negligence of Health Care Providers.

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