insurance for family planning organizations

Westwood will work with you to ensure your family planning clients have adequate coverage for every threat they could face.

General Liability Insurance

General Liability insurance cover medical expenses and attorney fees which result from bodily injuries and property damage that your company or organization could be legally responsible for.

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Professional Liability Insurance

Professional liability insurance, also known as errors and omissions insurance (E&O), protects your business against claims of negligence, malpractice, errors, and omissions which may have occurred during the fulfillment of a professional service. 

Directors and Officers Liability (D&O) insurance

D&O insurance (Directors and officers liability insurance), shields the personal assets of company directors and officers, and where necessary, their spouses, from claims which could arise as a result of the decisions they made and actions they took within the scope of their regular duties.

Cyber insurance

Cyber liability insurance covers the financial costs associated with a breach of your cyber security, such as a ransomware attack. It also covers first party costs including event management, data restoration, financial costs to third parties, network interruption, and cyber extortion.

HNO Insurance

HNOA, (hired non-owned auto insurance) is designed for organizations who regularly hire vehicles or require employees to use their own vehicles in the course of their work. In the case of an accident where your employee was liable, it could cover physical damage to that other person’s vehicle, medical expenses, the cost of hiring an attorney to defend your business.

Workers’ Comp. Insurance

Workers’ compensation insurance covers your employees for workplace injuries or illness. It provides them with medical and wage benefits.

This coverage is mandated by each state, with the wage and medical benefits varying from state to state. Workers compensation also protects business owners from civil suits by workers who become injured on the job.

Employment Practices Liability

Employment practices liability insurance (EPL insurance or EPLI), covers employers (PDF) against claims made by employees for:

  • Discrimination (based on sex, race, age or disability, for example)
  • Wrongful termination
  • Harassment
  • Failure to promote and other employment-related issues
Environmental Liability insurance

Environmental Liability insurance is liability insurance specifically designed to protect environmental liabilities. This is a specialized form of general, commercial liability insurance that provides financial protection against litigation and clean-up costs resulting from claims of injury or damage caused by pollution, contamination or hazardous waste disposals. 

Property Insurance

Property Insurance covers unexpected damage or loss to property. The policy can be purchased to cover both structures and contents, which are separate policies in many cases. Property Insurance covers physical structures, not land. Medical facilities and aged care facilities need property insurance to cover the real property and all fixed items such as furniture, medical equipment, art works and tapestries.

Crime Insurance

Crime Insurance covers the insured party a reimbursement if their property is damaged due to a crime. Crime Insurance usually has a huge range of options and comes in different forms. It can be either a rider that can be attached to the existing insurance policy, or it is available as a completely separate product.

Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is  a type of liability insurance coverage, usually mandated by law, for all mechanically propelled vehicles. It provides protection against losses resulting from traffic accidents and against liability that could also arise therefrom. A medical or aged care facility would typically have auto insurance on their fleet of vehicles as  well as for any vehicles transporting patients to and from the facility.

Fully/Partially Funded insurance

Partially Funded insurance gives facilities the opportunity to pay a set premium for, and then in turn is  partially covered for specific risks.

Fully Funded Insurance allows facilities to pay premiums to have coverage against all risks. In return, if they are unfortunate enough to incur any of the covered loss or injury, they are reimbursed their insurance policy amount.

Excess and umbrella coverage

Excess coverage provides an additional layer of protection over and above what an underlying policy provides. It applies to a single policy only.

An umbrella policy on the other hand, provides additional liability coverage over and above what is provided by a number of underlying policies.

family planning organizations require special coverage

 

Family planning organizations face a range of challenges in today’s demanding climate. They must provide high-quality services while also ensuring that their clients have the information and resources they need to make informed decisions about their reproductive health. In addition, they must be able to adapt to changing needs and demands, as well as fluctuations in funding.

Finding good counselors and keeping them is also a challenge . Many centers have a high staff turnover rate, which can be disruptive to the delivery of services. Additionally, counselors may leave for better-paying jobs, or they may be recruited by other organizations. To retain staff, family planning organizations need to offer competitive salaries and benefits, as well as opportunities for professional development.

It can also be difficult to find qualified candidates for open positions. In some cases, there is a shortage of trained professionals in certain areas, such as nurses or social workers. This can make it difficult to fill vacancies, especially in rural or underserved areas.

Family planning organizations also need to keep up with the latest research and developments in reproductive health. They must be able to provide accurate and up-to-date

Despite these challenges, family planning organizations play a vital role in ensuring that women and men have the information and resources they need to make responsible decisions about their sexual and reproductive health. By providing high-quality services and adapting to changing needs, family planning organizations can continue to make a positive impact on the lives of women and men around the world.

When providing insurance advice for your family planning clients you must first ensure the organization is covered by general liability insurance. This will protect the organization in the case of any third-party property damage or bodily injury that occurs as a result of the services provided by the organization.

You should also make sure that the organization has errors and omissions insurance, which will protect it in the case of any mistakes or negligence on the part of the staff. Finally, you should check to see if individuals have professional liability insurance, which will cover them in the event of any wrongful death or injury that occurs as a result of their services or advice.

Depending on the size of the organization and the staff they employ, they may need a range of other policies. By consulting with the Westwood Insurance Group, you can be sure that your family planning clients have the best possible protection.

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