Professional Indemnity Insurance For Dentists – Patient Boundaries

Being a treating doctor or dentist puts a practitioner in close contact with a patient. This means that understanding your obligations regarding professional boundaries is pivotal.

Read a recent article on this topic for Dentists written by Barry.Nilsson lawyers here.

Barry.Nilsson are a national legal firm that help many of Experiens’ dental clients with professional indemnity insurance that we arrange for them with an insurer. This article discusses a clinical scenario where a dentist has crossed professional boundaries and provides safeguards to avoid professional boundary violations.

Experien General Insurance Services Pty Ltd (ABN 77 151 269 279) AFSL 430190 is not an insurer and arranges the Dental Professional Indemnity insurance as a Broker. AAI Limited ABN 48 005 297 807 trading as Vero Insurance issues the insurance for policies renewing up to 1 May 2019.  Insurance Australia Limited ABN 11 000 016 722 AFSL 227681 trading as CGU Insurance is the insurer for new policies from 1 May 2019 and renewing policies from 1 May 2020.  In effecting this contract of insurance the Broker will be acting under an authority given to it by the Insurer and the broker will be effecting the contract as agent of the Insurer and not the Insured.
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