Medical Professional Liability Insurance Sponsorship Policies and Procedures

Selection Criteria:

  1. Current Kansas Locum Tenens (KLT) providers in good standing receive preference.
  2. Providers who have demonstrated a commitment to rural Kansas receive preference.
  3. Must be in good standing with residency/fellowship program and KC GME or WCGME.
  4.  Must meet all KLT eligibility requirements: complete step 3 and 1 year of residency, have a full license issued by the Kansas Board of Healing Arts, a DEA certificate, medical professional liability insurance, and residency program director's approval.

Selection Process:

  1. Applications will be reviewed in 4 week consecutive cycles with the first cycle starting July 1. Application may be completed here.
  2. Preference given to those as noted in selection criteria.
  3. Notification of sponsorship will be made at the end of the 4 week cycle, following signing of contract (if applicable) and KaMMCO insurance application completion.

Policies:

  1. Resident physician/fellow must currently be in a Kansas residency/fellowship program.
  2. KLT will select resident physicians/fellows to receive medical professional liability insurance sponsorship based on selection criteria and available funding. KLT reserves the right to decline an application.
  3. Resident physician/fellow intends to complete at least 4 coverage assignments within a year. If the resident/fellow is graduating off-cycle, 4 coverages should be completed before graduation.
  4. KLT assists with the medical professional liability insurance application. KLT works with USI Midwest, LLC (insurance broker) and resident/fellow in getting application completed, quote returned, and insurance in place.
  5. Resident physicians/fellows are required to carry a personal medical professional liability insurance policy in an amount no less than one million dollars per occurrence/three million dollars annual aggregate.
  6. KLT will reimburse the resident/fellow the amount of the liability insurance, up to $1400. Reimbursement is subject to taxes.
  7. Medical professional liability insurance policies are required to be purchased within 60 days of sponsorship approval. A copy of the policy must be submitted to KLT within those 60 days.
  8. If a resident/fellow is denied insurance coverage, they are not eligible for liability insurance sponsorship or the KLT program.
Last modified: May 14, 2018
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