Below are frequently asked questions about medical student malpractice insurance. If your question is not answered on this page feel free to contact us.
Q: Is medical malpractice insurance required for students?
A: Yes, medical student malpractice insurance is required for students prior to being accepted into a medical school in the U.S.
Q: What does insurance cover if I am sued for malpractice?
A: Medical student malpractice insurance will cover legal costs and settlements up to the amount that your policy is worth.
Q: I read somewhere that no companies offer short-term policies. Is that true?
A: No, that is not true. At Nexus Insurance Services, we offer liability insurance coverage for medical students for as little as 30 days.
Q: I am a foreign student, but the medical school I am visiting requires a certain amount of coverage that exceeds the coverage provided by my home school. What do I do?
A: You will need to purchase an additional medical student malpractice insurance policy to fulfill the requirements of the medical school you will be attending in the U.S.
Q: Why are the insurance coverage requirements different with each school?
A: The policy limits vary according to geographic location. There are certain areas and environments that have increased risk of litigation.
Q: What documentation do I need to apply for student liability insurance?
A: All that we require is a current resume along with the application for student liability insurance.