Why Doctors Need Disability Insurance – And Why Workers Comp Isn’t Enough

Posted on: March 9, 2018 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

It’s not just us saying it – Doctors should own long term disability insurance. And preferably they should have their own coverage, in addition to whatever coverage they receive from their employers. This is from a recent piece from Medical Economics: “Securing LTD coverage can be complicated, confusing and expensive. But insurance experts, advisers and […]

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Ebola Crisis Exposes Holes in Health Care Workers Protection

Posted on: January 21, 2015 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

So far, it seems, America has dodged a bullet. We had a patient come to Dallas from Africa with the deadly Ebola virus, and American health care practices and universal precautions disciplines were put to the test. Before this man passed away from the disease, he infected a few others, but fortunately we were able […]

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Don’t Count on Workers Comp for Disability Income

Posted on: July 30, 2012 by Chuck Krugh, CFP

If you’re working in the medical profession and you are counting on workers compensation insurance to cover your financial needs should you become disabled, think again. Work-related accidents cause fewer than 5% of all disabilities, according to a May 2012 study by The American College.  Despite the likelihood that a non-work event would be the […]

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