SOURCE: The Doctors Company

August 19, 2015 08:00 ET

The Doctors Company Announces Dividend of Approximately 15% for Eligible Texas Members

NAPA, CA--(Marketwired - August 19, 2015) - The Doctors Company has declared a dividend of approximately 15 percent of premiums for its qualified Texas members. The dividend recognizes and rewards members for their loyalty and dedication to the practice of good medicine.

"The Doctors Company's mission is to defend, protect, and reward the practice of good medicine," said Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and CEO, The Doctors Company. "Reflecting this commitment, we are proud to issue a substantial dividend to our Texas members. This benefit is made possible by the excellent claims experience of our members and is just one of the ways we recognize and reward our members for their continuing dedication to superior patient care."

Texas-based members enjoy many advantages by being part of The Doctors Company, the nation's largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer with $4.3 billion in assets and 77,000 members. The Doctors Company maintains an office in Austin and sponsors special events in Texas such as an upcoming Litigation Education Retreat and a Surviving Litigation Seminar, a complimentary workshop open to all physicians on October 22 in Dallas. Other benefits for Texas members include:

  • The Tribute®Plan, an unrivaled financial benefit that has paid more than $30 million to retiring members, including the highest award to date of $138,599.
  • CyberGuard®privacy breach and electronic data recovery coverage, included as part of the core medical liability policy.
  • MediGuard®regulatory risk coverage, included as part of the core medical liability policy.
  • Telemedicine coverage, included as part of the core medical liability policy.

Eligible Texas members will receive their dividend payment by mail between now and December 1, 2015.

About The Doctors Company
Founded and led by physicians, The Doctors Company (www.thedoctors.com) is relentlessly committed to advancing, protecting, and rewarding the practice of good medicine. The Doctors Company is the nation's largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, with 77,000 members and $4.3 billion in assets, and is rated A by A.M. Best Company and Fitch Ratings.

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