Dental Risk Management Webinar Replay

R.K. Tongue and the Professional Protector Plan for Dentists (PPP) partnered with the Virginia Dental Association to present the PPP’s newly-launched Dental Risk Management Webinar May 12th and 14th, 2020. If you missed the live webinar, you can now access the recorded sessions. Recorded session attendees receive the same great information, CE credit, and PPP malpractice insurance policy discount!

Click here to register and attend day 1

Click here to register and attend day 2

Features & Benefits of the Course:

Covers the latest claim information and real life experiences of colleagues to help mitigate risk.

Earn up to 4.5 hours of CE credits.

PPP insured dentists will receive a 10% risk management credit on their professional liability premium for 3 years.

Dentists not insured with the PPP may be eligible for risk management credit by purchasing coverage within one year of completing the course.

Hurricane and Disaster Preparation Resources

Hurricane season is at its peak.  If you aren’t already well-prepared for the impacts of deadly and destructive storms like Hurricane Florence, use these resources from our insurance program and carrier partners to prepare and respond:

Resources Courtesy of CNA

www.cna.com/prepwise

Hurricane Florence preparation and recovery resources

Resources Courtesy of Travelers

Storm Preparedness for Boat Owners

Emergency Preparedness for Disasters of All Types

Resources Courtesy of the Professional Protector Plan® for Dentists (PPP)

PPP temporary dental services

PPP Direct Claims and Risk Management Resources  – Claims should be reported directly to R.K. Tongue by calling 410-752-4008 whenever possible.  If you are a dentist and need to report a claim or obtain assistance outside of business hours, or if R.K. Tongue’s operations are interrupted by disaster conditions, please take advantage of these helpful resources

For more information, contact your R.K. Tongue Co., Inc. agent or client service specialist

Dental Malpractice Insurance News

The R. K. Tongue Co., Inc. team is thrilled to announce that the Professional Protector Plan® for Dentists (PPP) is transitioning to a new financial underwriter/insurer, Aspen American Insurance Company (AAIC). The change comes with benefits including bigger discounts for PPP risk management seminar or online course attendance and a pipeline of other innovative policy enhancements that we can hardly wait to share.

If you are one of R. K. Tongue’s 3,000+ PPP-insured dentists, you will notice at renewal that your PPP coverage has been automatically rewritten to AAIC with no additional action on your part. You will seamlessly continue to enjoy PPP program coverage and R.K. Tongue Co., Inc. expertise and service that you deserve and have come to expect.

About AAIC:

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited is a leading company in the industry, with assets of $12 billion at the year ended 31 December 2016 and over 1,600 employees across 11 countries.

Founded in 2002, Aspen has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange since 2003 (NYSE:AHL). Aspen American Insurance Company, the new writing company for the PPP program, is A.M. Best “A (Excellent)” rated.

About The Professional Protector Plan® for Dentists: 

Through our network of specialized agents, the Professional Protector Plan®  for Dentists (PPP®) has continuously served dentists nationwide since 1969. This comprehensive insurance program was developed holistically for the dental practice by providing insurance protection through professional liability insurance, general liability insurance, employment practices liability insurance, and property insurance products. The PPP is available in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It is offered locally by exclusive insurance agents, or State Administrators, chosen for their expertise and their commitment to your practice needs. The underwriting companies who partner with the PPP are chosen for their experience and expertise in this field. Combining unparalleled claims handling with unique, innovative risk management programs, your practice and your reputation are given top priority. The PPP is continuously re-examined and enhanced to address the unique concerns of the dental profession. Our National Advisory Board, consisting of  prominent practicing dentists, plays an integral role in our continued development of the program.  The PPP is endorsed by more state dental associations than any other dental professional liability insurance program.