Get a Quote
This coverage helps protect you and your personal assets, your practice and your patients. It compensates for damages, loss or injury suffered by the patient, as well as legal defense costs. Since 1946, D.C.s have recognized NCMIC as the malpractice leader. Today more D.C.s rely on NCMIC’s Malpractice Insurance Plan than all other chiropractic malpractice insurance companies combined.
NCMIC wants to make sure you have the insurance you need for your business and personal life. Whether you need business owners', workers’ compensation, EPLI, data breach/cyber liability, auto, homeowners or long term disability insurance, NCMIC can help you find the right coverage at the right price.
Are you adding or upgrading practice equipment? Would you like to save money on credit card processing? Do you need working capital cash or a no annual fee business card that pays you back? NCMIC Finance Corporation can help you achieve your financial goals.
See all topics
At NCMIC, we believe that supporting the chiropractic profession is an important part of our heritage. No other insurance provider has provided more support for the profession than NCMIC.
In the past 5 years, NCMIC has attended more than 1,000 chiropractic events including college homecomings, seminars and state/national association conventions. We also offer business training and malpractice risk management seminars and resources to D.C.s as a complement to the education provided by the chiropractic colleges.
For account information on products not listed above, Contact Us by email or at 800-769-2000, ext. 4200
Our attorney has found that the chronic or "doctor-shopping" patient may be more likely to file a lawsuit or board allegation.
What is the best way to address "questioning" patients? These are patients who clearly imply a lack of confidence in your expertise by questioning everything you say and do.
Predatory patients are patients with a hidden agenda. For example, they may be looking for someone to sue, attempting to secure a doctor's excuse to miss work or seeking to defraud an insurance company. Doctors may unknowingly become party to these plans, putting their reputations and practices at risk.
Much like the old Kenny Rogers song, when it comes to treating patients, chiropractors need to know "when to hold them ... know when to fold them."
Question: From time to time, I have patients who are more challenging than others. What is the best way to deal with them and when is it time to end the doctor/patient relationship?
Doctors are often shocked when they're sued, but defense attorney Carol Romano has found that an angry patient may be more likely to file a lawsuit or board allegation.
Sally Kent worked as a chiropractic assistant for Kit Lambey, D.C., at Lambey Chiropractic Clinic from 1999 to 2000. At that time, she and her husband were friends and neighbors of Dr. Lambey and his wife.
The information in the NCMIC Learning Center is offered solely for general information and educational purposes. It is not offered as, nor does it represent, legal or professional advice. Neither does this information constitute a guideline, practice parameter or standard of care. You should not act or rely upon this information without seeking the advice of an attorney familiar with the specific legal requirements of the state(s) in which you practice. If there is a discrepancy between the site and an insurance policy you have with NCMIC, the policy will prevail.