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The answer is simple: whether you work in public or private practice, no medical indemnity insurer has more resources or expertise to safeguard your reputation than Avant. With Avant, you’ll have the support of award-winning Avant Law, Australia’s largest specialist medico-legal firm. And more doctors on staff delivers the unique support and understanding that only a peer can provide. The depth of our experience and expertise gives us knowledge of your specialty that’s simply unmatched.
Avant’s Practitioner Indemnity Insurance Policy provides you with comprehensive cover, allowing you to practise with confidence knowing that you have the right level of protection.
We understand the challenges you face are always changing, so we continue to develop our policies in response. We aim to offer our members a product that continues to protect their professional liability and is aligned with the care they provide.
Created by doctors exclusively for the medical community, Doctors’ Health Fund supports their members both as a patient and as a medical professional by offering quality health covers and exceptional service.
Cover for claims arising from personal injury or property damage in connection with your practice as a medical practitioner
^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.
*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 discounts do not apply to previous or existing members of the Getting Started in Private Practice 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 Getting Started in Private Practice Member Eligibility Rules at avant.org.au/newprivatepractice or by contacting us on 1800 128 268.