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New TRICARE Contract May Create Gap in Medical Malpractice Coverage

A broad "indemnification" clause in the UnitedHealth Military & Veterans Services (UMVS) TRICARE provider contracts vary from the regulatory language and, depending on insurance policy language, may result in liability that is excluded from coverage under a physician’s medical professional liability insurance policy.

UMVS Indemnification Clause May Limit Coverage for Malpractice Claims

SFMS/CMA has recently become aware that a broad "indemnification" clause in the UnitedHealth Military & Veterans Services (UMVS) TRICARE provider contracts is causing some professional liability carriers to exclude coverage for services provided to TRICARE beneficiaries.