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Most Frequently Requested Professional and General Liability Coverage Information

In general, medical professional and patient general liability protection for claims and actions which arise from the acts or omissions of University of Florida/UF Health Shands, Florida State University, Florida International University, Florida Atlantic University, and University of Central Florida health care faculty, residents, and employees while acting within the course and scope of their employment, and/or for their students while in an approved course of study or training program, are covered by their respective Self-Insurance Programs created pursuant to the authority of section 1004.24, Florida Statutes. Below is the most frequently requested information specific to these programs and the coverage/protections extended.

For additional information related to protections, please see “FAQ: Protections and Carrier Details” under the “Coverage and Verifications” tab.

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Insurance Carrier:
Depending on the healthcare provider’s employer, a provider is covered by one of the five programs listed below.

Insurance Carrier Address, Main Phone and Fax Numbers:
PO Box 112735
Gainesville, FL 32611-2735

(352) 273-7006 -or- 844-MY FL SIP  (Office Main Line)
(352) 273-5424 (Facsimile)

Policy #: N/A (Self-insurance)

Type of Coverage: Occurrence-based

Limits of Liability:
$200,000 per claim / $300,000 per occurrence / No aggregate (As of Oct. 1, 2011)
$100,000 per claim / $200,000 per occurrence / No aggregate (Prior to Oct. 1, 2011)

Tail Coverage: Not necessary with occurrence-based coverage

Effective Date: Practitioner date of hire or student enrollment (XX/XX/XXXX)

Expiration Date: Practitioner date of termination or student graduation (XX/XX/XXXX)

NEED COVERAGE VERIFICATION or CLAIM HISTORY DETAILS: If you are in need of an insurance verification or claim history report* specific to a provider covered, or previously covered, by one of the above listed Self-Insurance Programs, please request this information through one of the following options:

  1. Submit your request* through the “Request: Insurance, Claim Hx Verification” page available on our website.
  2. Call 352-273-7006 or 844-MY FL SIP, and ask to speak with Insurance Services.
  3. Contact SIP Insurance Services through one of the below listed email addresses based on the provider’s affiliation/employment.

PROVIDERS: If you are a covered provider (current or previous) and need assistance completing forms specific to your MPL coverage and actions, we would be happy to assist. Please forward the questions that are being asked of you, and be sure to attach supplemental forms that you need assistance with completing (e.g., Medical Malpractice/Professional Liability Claims Information form), to the appropriate email address as listed above. Please state “Provider Support Request” in the subject line. Your Insurance Services team will handle your request as soon as possible, but no later than 7 days after receipt.

NOTE: All requests for claim history reports must include a release from the provider authorizing the SIP to disclose the requested detail.  If you are in need of a release to accompany your request, please see the “Release: Provider’s Release of Information” page on our website.