When you gain fellowship from your medical college, you’ll have many decisions to make; from joining or starting a private practice, staying in the hospital system or conducting research, to choosing a medical indemnity insurer that supports you professionally and personally.
Avant offers more than quality medical indemnity. You receive holistic support to help you practise at your best, and access to products and services to assist you through your life and career.
It's why more than half of Australia's recently fellowed doctors choose Avant to protect their reputation.+
Dr Amani Harris, recent fellow
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Moving into private medical practice brings a sense of freedom. It can also be expensive. Avant helps ease the financial pressure in those critical early years with substantial savings on your Practitioner Indemnity Insurance.
With our Getting Started in Private Practice (GSIPP) Program*, you may be eligible to save up to 80% off the cost of your professional indemnity premium in your first four years of practice.
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Avant’s comprehensive practitioner indemnity policy includes cover for compensation claims, disciplinary and other matters, telehealth activities, employment disputes, mandatory reporting and lots more. You can practise with confidence, knowing you have the right level of protection, with the backing of Australia’s largest in-house specialist medico-legal team. Cover is subject to the full terms, conditions, and exclusions of the policy.
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+Accurate as at 30/06/2023. * The Getting Started in Private Practice (GSIPP) discounts do not apply to previous or existing members of the GSIPP scheme and only apply from the first year a member becomes eligible and subject to eligibility rules. For the eligibility rules and full details, please read the GSIPP Member Eligibility Rules at avant.org.au/new-private-practice or by contacting us on 1800 128 268.
**Not all members are eligible for an LRP reward. Members not eligible include medical students, interns, RMOs and DITs and members who have their professional indemnity policy purchased on their behalf under a corporate group arrangement. However, membership years as an intern, RMO or DIT will be included in tenure calculations. The provision of an LRP reward will be determined by the Avant Insurance Board’s annual assessment of the quality of Avant’s financial performance.
^The Retirement Reward Plan reflects the current policy of the Board for determining which members of Avant are eligible to participate in the Retirement Reward Plan and any Retirement Reward Dividends declared by Avant. The Retirement Reward Plan is entirely at the discretion of the Board and no member will be eligible to receive a Retirement Reward Dividend until such time as the Board declares a dividend in favour of that member. The Retirement Reward Plan is subject to change, suspension or termination by the Board at any time. Current eligibility criteria and allocation rules are available at avant.org.au/arrp