TITLE

Saudi Arabia: Doctors to Have Compulsory Malpractice Covers

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
MiddleEast Insurance Review;Dec2007, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the implementation of Saudi Commission for Medical Specializations' (SCMS's) compulsory malpractice insurance in Saudi Arabia. Accordingly, SCMS has completed all arrangements needed in implementing the compulsory malpractice insurance for about 43,000 doctors. Moreover, the aim of the covers is to relieve doctors of tensions from their fears of making mistakes, thus affecting their performance and professionalism.
ACCESSION #
28387560

 

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