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CMS Italy Newsletter | 13 Oct 2014

Professional Indemnity Insurance: now compulsory for healthcare professionals

13/10/2014

Starting from August 14th 2014, doctors and medical staff professionals shall undersign a professional indemnity insurance so to cover damages to patients arising from medical malpractice. The obligation above was first provided for by Law Decree no. 138 / 2011, converted by Law no. 148 / 2011. The deadline had been set to August 2013 but was subsequently postponed until August 14th 2014 by means of Law Decree no. 69 / 2013, converted by Law no. 98 / 2013.

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Laura Opilio
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Emanuele Saccone