Malpractice Insurance Sponsorship FAQs

Still have questions contact Andrea Ellis at 913-588-1228 or aellis2@kumc.edu.

Click on "+" after each question to view the answer:

I've already purchased insurance. Can I be reimbursed?

Yes. Documentation required that shows limits of 1 million/3 million are met as required by KLT. Reimbursement up to $1400/year, prorated based on expiration.

My insurance doesn't expire for a couple months. Can I be on a waiting list or approved now for renewal when my insurance expires?

Yes

If so, can I start my coverages towards the 4 now?

Yes. KLT maintains a database recording all coverages completed by each resident sponsored and insurance effective and expiration dates.

Once I am approved to receive malpractice insurance sponsorship, how soon must I purchase the malpractice insurance policy?

Malpractice insurance policy with limits of 1 million/3 million must be purchased within 60 days. KLT requires resident physician to submit a copy of the malpractice insurance policy within those 60 days.

Is the insurance subsidy taxable?

Yes. Kansas City resident physicians will receive the insurance subsidy in their normal paychecks and taxes will be taken out accordingly. Resident physicians in Wichita and Salina will be paid directly and receive 1099s.

When can I expect to see my insurance subsidy check?

Kansas City resident physicians please allow at least 2 pay periods to receive the payment. Resident physicians in Wichita and Salina please allow approximately 30 days for payment.

How do you define service coverage assignment?

Any one scheduled coverage, no matter the length of coverage, is determined a service coverage assignment.

Last modified: Aug 19, 2013
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