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The EPIX Advantage

EPIX is a partnership of the best ED Groups in America

All of EPIX's groups are committed to raising the standards of patient safety to reduce risk factors that lead to malpractice claims. The partnership model assures a standard of high quality risk management practice that is essential to providing long-term, stable and affordable insurance for our groups.

It is the intimate involvement of risk management and patient safety programs into our offering that is uniquely EPIX, but it is not the only benefit:

  • Selective underwriting and risk profiling, assuring only high quality emergency groups are admitted into the Company
  • Financial accountability directly to the insured groups, with any excess premiums returned
  • Insured groups participate in the governance process
  • Aggressive claims defense, with immediate review of the claim by a board certified emergency physician, and periodic evaluations of the case as it develops.
  • Highly regarded insurance experts and advisors supporting the Company and management

EPIX EMAIL ALERT

Are you Violating EMTALA?

 

By Dr. Stephen Colucciello

Reviewed by Dr. R. A. Bitterman

 

EMTALA, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. We all know the law, and as emergency providers we know we should do a medical screening exam (MSE) and not refuse appropriate transfers, but beyond that, most of us don't think about EMTALA very often. After all, we've got the MSEs and transfers down, so why should we?

 

Many of us do not realize that EMTALA covers other aspects of emergency care that we face every day. It is likely that some of you reading this article frequently violate this law. How? Keep reading... (Read More)

THE EPIX DIFFERENCE

Tanvir M Dara, MD, FACP, FACEP"EPIX has been our Liability Insurance carrier from day one. We, as five Emergency Medicine Physicians, started an Urgent Care group in 2012 and since then EPIX has nicely complemented our needs and growth. EPIX not only offers WORLD CLASS customer service but also provides outstanding CME for our physicians, APPs and RNs. Transparency of business is added value and highly cost effective premiums are most desirable for our Urgent Care practice.

We are proud to have EPIX as our PARTNER! " Read More

Tanvir M Dara, MD, FACP, FACEP
BetterMed Urgent Care
Richmond, Virginia