Australia’s medical indemnity claims 2012-13 – AIHW – 11 July 2014

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Australia’s medical indemnity claims 2012-13 – AIHW – 11 July 2014

“This report presents data on the number, nature and costs of public sector and private sector medical indemnity claims for 2012–13 in the context of claims data from the previous 4 years. In 2012–13, the number of new public sector claims was about 950 (less than any of the previous 4 years) and the number of new private sector claims about 3,300 (similar to the previous 2 years). The number of closed public sector claims was about 1,500 (slightly higher than any of the previous 4 years) while the number of private sector claims closed each year rose continually from about 2,400 in 2008–09 to 3,800 in 2012–13.”

ISSN 1833-7422; ISBN 978-1-74249-592-7; Cat. no. HSE 149; 182pp.

Media release: More medical indemnity claims in the private sector – AIHW – 11 July 2014

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