Avant has recently made some changes to our coverage for plastic surgeons which benefit both you and your patients.
From 1 July 2018, cover will be included for transfer or injection of non-vascularised fat (which includes autologous fat transfer for both reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgery) for doctors in the General Plastic Surgeon category of practice, without the need to seek endorsement from Avant.
Importantly, cover for these procedures is limited to practitioners who hold a FRACS and excludes cosmetic practitioners who are not recognised surgical specialists.
To access the updated Avant Practitioner Indemnity Insurance Policy* which includes the Category of Practice Guide, please click here. The plastic surgery categories are listed on page 49.
*IMPORTANT: Professional indemnity insurance products are issued by Avant Insurance Limited, ABN 82 003 707 471, AFSL 238 765. The information provided here is general advice only. You should consider the appropriateness of the advice having regard to your own objectives, financial situation and needs before deciding to purchase or continuing to hold a policy with us. For full details including the terms, conditions, and exclusions that apply, please read and consider the policy wording and PDS, which is available at www.avant.org.au or by contacting us on 1800 128 268.
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