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Professional Liability Information

Chartis is the underwriter of our professional liability program. It is rated "A - Excellent" by A.M. Best, the nation's oldest and most respected insurance company financial rating service. Chartis has provided this coverage for over a decade, has a claims unit dedicated to birth related injuries and the widest national experience of any U.S. company in the representation of midwives in malpractice cases. Midwives can take their Chartis coverage with them if they relocate anywhere in the U.S. For more information, go to

2014 ACNM Professional Liability Resource Kit (PDF download)

Midwives must be knowledgeable of the types of insurance policies that can safeguard their assets and partake in the right plan to provide maximum coverage to avoid severe financial loss. This resource packet will help by covering topics such as:

    Sources of professional liability coverage
    Types of insurance policies
    Advantages and disadvantages of different types of policies
    Limits of professional liability

The Myth of Vicarious Liability

GAO Report to Congressional Requesters: Medical Malpractice Insurance

 What is ACNM Doing about the Professional Liability Crisis?

- Quickening article Summer 2007 - Professional Liability Update: Some Good News!

- Quickening article May 2006 - Liability Insurance: Your Questions Answered

- Expanded Practice Opportunities through FQHCs and Hospitalist Practice

- ACNM Position Statement: Qualifications for Midwifery Expert Witness (this document is available in the ACNM Library) - Affirmation Statement for Midwifery Expert Witnessess: Voluntary Guidelines  

5 percent Discount Available

Earn CEUs and qualify for 5% discount on Professional Liability Premium

Risk Reduction Statements

Contemporary Insurance Services

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