What healthcare specialisations should I list on my Medical Indemnity Insurance proposal / policy?

/What healthcare specialisations should I list on my Medical Indemnity Insurance proposal / policy?

What healthcare specialisations should I list on my Medical Indemnity Insurance proposal / policy?

Medical Indemnity will only cover you in respect of the healthcare specialisations advised to the insurer. Please ensure that the healthcare specialisations listed are sufficient to include all of your present and past activities – regardless of whether you still offer such services.

The below list sets out the broad specialties of practice that can be covered under Medical Indemnity Insurance. The specialties are not prescriptive in that they do not set out specific medical procedures or services. However, each specialty category will cover treatment decisions made by the doctor in line with AHPRA guidelines, rules and regulations, their training colleges and any other credentialing authority.

  • Anaesthesia
  • Bariatric surgery (includes work in the general surgery but also includes bariatric procedures)
  • Cardiology – interventional (includes work in cardiology – non-interventional specialisation but also includes interventional procedures)
  • Cardiology surgery
  • Colorectal surger
  • Cosmetic proceduralist (practitioners with general registration only that perform surgical cosmetic procedures)
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency medicine
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General physician
  • General practice – non-procedural (includes non-procedural work but no anaesthetic, cosmetics or obstetric work)
  • General practice — minor cosmetics and skin cancer (includes work in the gp non-procedural category but also includes procedural work, regional anaesthetic, minor cosmetics but not surgical cosmetic procedures and no obstetrics)
  • General practice — obstetrics (includes work in both the gp non-procedural and gp — minor cosmetics and skin cancer categories but also includes general anaesthetic, obstetrics but no surgical cosmetic procedures)
  • General surgery (excludes any bariatric procedures)
  • Genetics
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Gynaecology / IVF
  • Haematology
  • Hospital medical officer
  • Immunology and allergy
  • Infectious diseases
  • Intensive care
  • Medico-legal
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Occupational medicine
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology – non-procedural (excludes any surgical procedures)
  • Ophthalmology – procedural (includes work in the ophthalmology – non- procedural specialisation but also includes surgical procedures)
  • Oral & maxillofacial surgery orthopaedic surgery (excludes any neck or spinal procedures)
  • Orthopaedic surgery — incl. Spinal and neck (includes work in the orthopaedic surgery specialisation but also includes any neck or spinal procedures)
  • Otolaryngology (surgery)
  • Paediatric surgery paediatrics
  • Pain management palliative care
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Plastic & reconstructive surgery (excludes any cosmetic procedures)
  • Plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery (includes work in the plastic & reconstructive surgery specialisation but also includes any cosmetic procedures)
  • Psychiatry
  • Public and community health
  • Radiation oncology
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation respiratory medicine
  • Rheumatology sports medicine surgical assisting
  • Ultrasound – diagnostic
  • Urology
  • Vascular surgery
2017-09-07T17:21:10+00:00 August 24th, 2017|