Our office is closing early Friday, 8/31/18, and will be closed all day for Sept. 3rd for Labor Day. If you are needing immediate assistance, please call Joyce Wilson: (501) 580-3028.
We hope you and your family has a safe Holiday!
–Your Arkansas Mutual Team
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Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company completed 2017 in a solid financial position affirmed by an “A” (“Excellent”) rating by A.M. Best, the insurance industry’s leading rating agency. Since 2015, Arkansas Mutual has been a member of the Constellation family of companies, which also includes MMIC, the largest medical professional liability insurance organization in the Midwest, and UMIA, a leading medical professional liability insurance organization in the Mountain States. Arkansas Mutual is able to draw upon Constellation’s strong financial resources and dedicated team members to support the needs of Arkansas physicians and healthcare providers through a team of local experts.
In 2017, Constellation reported increased members’ surplus, strong net income and outstanding customer retention. This collective financial strength and security is reflected by the “A” “Excellent”) rating received from A.M. Best by each of our members of the Constellation insurance group.
This is an informative PowerPoint Presentation by Jason B Hendren, JD with Wright Lindsey & Jennings, LLP in Rogers, AR.
A Tort Reform amendment to the Arkansas Constitution will be available to vote, on the November 2018 ballot.
Policyholders, please click here, and login to view this PowerPoint.
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This story is from NWA Arkansas Democrat Gazette. Please click here for the original article.
January 9, 2018
By John Lynch
A Pulaski County circuit judge has declared as unconstitutional a law that shields Arkansas doctors accused of malpractice from being questioned at trial about whether their performance was adequate.
In a lawsuit against a Little Rock plastic surgeon scheduled for to begin January 9, 2018, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen ruled that the law, a provision of the Arkansas Medical Malpractice Act, illegally bars patients who have sued their doctors from being able to ask the physicians about the “core” issue of their litigation.
Constellation Announces Strategic Collaboration with CliftonLarsonAllen
Agreement expands Constellation’s support of health care clients beyond medical professional liability insurance
Minneapolis – Jan. 26, 2018 – Constellation, Inc., today announced a strategic collaboration with CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA), a leading health care professional services firm whose clients include more than 8,300 health care and senior living clients across the country.
“Our agreement with CLA marks a significant milestone as we expand our offerings beyond managing the risk of medical professional liability,” said Bill McDonough, CEO of Constellation. “CLA is a reliable advisor who understands the business of health care. As CLA puts it, its advisors ‘transform complexity into opportunity’ by considering its clients’ financial, strategic, and operational needs. CLA’s deep industry specialization and ability to integrate with customers’ existing programs and products, combined with its desire to truly understand and help its customers makes it an excellent fit for Constellation. We are proud to help connect CLA with our physician, hospital, and long-term care clients.”
We are mourning the loss and remembering the great life of one of our beloved founding Board Members, Dick Horne. Our love, thoughts and prayers go out to all of his friends and family members.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 24, at Pleasant Valley Country Club, 1 Pleasant Valley Drive in Little Rock. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 25, at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 310 West 17th Street, Little Rock. Arrangements are by Little Rock Funeral Home, (501) 224-2200. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dick’s memory to the Compassion Center, the Salvation Army, Our House or The Van.
Please click here for Dick Horne’s full obituary: http://m.arkansasonline.com/obituaries/2018/jan/24/allan-horne-2018-01-24/
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EMV COMPLIANCE SCAM!!
EVM Compliance based out of Dallas has sent one of our clients a bill for $139.50 for credit card terminal download. THIS IS A SCAM.
EVM Claims to be a liability insurance for people who use chip type credit cards. They target physician offices hoping the office manager will pay the bill without checking to see if it’s legit. IT IS NOT.
There are two claims with the Arkansas Attorney General’s office, one from a West Memphis physician and one from our client.