Press Releases

MIEC Alert: Underwriting Approval Waived For Telemedicine During COVID-19 Pandemic

In an effort to support our members during this pandemic crisis, effective March 1, 2020, for services provided on or after, until February 1, 2021,* MIEC policyholders will not need prior underwriting approval for telehealth or telemedicine.  All applicable state and federal laws and regulations will still apply and should be followed.  The following guidelines should also be recognized and followed: The healthcare provider should be licensed in the state where they physically reside, AND where the patient physically is present.  Providers should check with state licensing boards to see if any type of reciprocity is being offered for licensing...

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MIEC Declares $13M Policyholder Dividend Credit Distribution, with Stable Rating Outlook

Oakland, CA (March 11, 2020) – The MIEC Board of Governors has approved a $13M policyholder dividend credit to be distributed during the 2020 policy year. MIEC financial results have been anchored by strong investment strategy and solid balance sheet, as well as an experienced management team committed to navigating the volatile MPL landscape. The 2020 Dividend Distribution Declaration marks the 15th consecutive year that MIEC will be offsetting policyholder premiums with dividend credits and now in its 45th year of operation has returned more than $442M to policyholders since dividend distributions began. “Our dividend program is just one of...

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California Primary Care Association, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County and La Clínica de La Raza Latest to Join Mounting Opposition to Trial Attorney Funded Measure

California Primary Care Association, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County and La Clínica de La Raza Latest to Join Mounting Opposition to Trial Attorney Funded Measure  Initiative would raise health care costs, reduce access for Californians   For Immediate Release - March 5, 2020 Contact: Molly Weedn - molly@axiomadvisors.com Sacramento, CA – Today, the California Primary Care Association, the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County and La Clínica de La Raza join the Californians to Protect Patients and Contain Health Care Costs, a mounting coalition of physicians, dentists, nurses, hospitals and safety net clinics in opposition to the so...

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Opposition Mounts to Trial Attorney Funded Measure as Community Clinics Endorse No Campaign

Opposition Mounts to Trial Attorney Funded Measure as Community Clinics Endorse No Campaign Initiative would raise health care costs, reduce access for Californians For Immediate Release - February 18, 2020 Contact: Molly Weedn - molly@axiomadvisors.com Sacramento, CA – Today, the Central Valley Health Network, Share Our Selves, Shasta Community Health Center, Family HealthCare Network, Harbor Community Clinic and Livingston Community Health joined the Californians to Protect Patients and Contain Health Care Costs, a mounting coalition of physicians, dentists, nurses, hospitals and safety net clinics in opposition to the so called “Fairness for Injured Patients Act.” Today’s endorsing organizations represent more...

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MIEC Summit for Insurance Defense – Boise, ID 2019

We’re happy to announce the inaugural MIEC Summit for Insurance Defense is taking place in Boise on June 20th. The Summit for Insurance Defense is a new annual regional seminar series. Each year it will be hosted in one of MIEC’s territories. The goal of this seminar series is to bring together physicians, practice managers and legal professionals to learn and network. Get ready for an afternoon in Boise’s Riverside Hotel where you can pick one of two educational seminar tracks focusing on either Idaho Law or Patient Safety & Risk Management. Each track features two, one hour, sessions with...

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