The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, has announced a $26 million dividend, which is made possible by the excellent claims experience of The Doctors Company’s members. Since 1976, The Doctors Company has paid nearly $400 million in dividends, and 2017 marks the 12th year in a row that the company has awarded dividends. The 2017 dividend, approved by The Doctors Company’s Board of Governors, will provide a premium reduction of 20 percent to eligible members in Wyoming.
Dividend percentages are based on the loss experience of the individual state. Eligible members will receive this year’s dividend on their annual premium for policy renewals on or after July 1, 2017. Members of the following select medical specialty societies may also receive a dividend: American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and American Society of Plastic Surgeons®.