Under Florida Law, physicians are generally required to carry malpractice insurance or otherwise demonstrate financial responsibility to cover potential claims for medical malpractice. YOUR DOCTOR HAS DECIDED NOT TO CARRY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE INSURANCE.
This is permitted under Florida Law subject to certain conditions. Florida law imposes penalties against non-insured physicians who fail to satisfy adverse judgments arising from claims of medical malpractice. This notice is provided pursuant to Florida Law, Title XXXII, Chapter 458.320. The undersigned patient acknowledges that he or she has received a copy, read & understands this Medical Malpractice Insurance Notice. Furthermore, the undersigned acknowledges this notice was not signed under duress & that all of the patient’s questions relating heretofore have been answered to the patient’s satisfaction.
All the questions contained in this questionnaire are strictly confidential & will become part of your medical record.