Why Surgical Physicians Should Purchase More Than One Disability Insurance Policy

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As the trend leans toward higher compensation for surgical specialists, it is imperative that they are not only properly covered with disability insurance but have the capacity to grow as their incomes increase. It has become well documented that surgical specialists’ incomes are soaring. For example, in 1985, internists and dermatologists were earning about the same amount of income. By …

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Don’t Buy Disability Insurance Under These Circumstances!

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#disabilityinsurance #buydisabilityinsurance Over the last 20 years I have specialized in helping people purchase disability insurance and have come across several circumstances where people purchased an unsuitable product or purchased something with questionable circumstances. Here are some red flags to look for when it comes to purchasing disability insurance: 1)      You are told that if you buy your disability insurance …

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Veterinary Subspecialties: Disability insurance

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When it comes to disability insurance for veterinarians, there are two categories: large and small animal veterinarians. Veterinarians working with large animals such as cattle, horses or zoo animals are considered higher risk and are in a different occupational class than veterinarians working with small animals such as dogs and cats. This is different than physicians working on human beings. …

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Physician Disability Insurance-Are Prices the Same Everywhere?

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If you are shopping online for disability, chances are you have visited several websites and have received multiple quotes. This begs the question: Are disability insurance premiums for physicians the same everywhere? The answer: It depends. Technically, premiums are set by the companies. In fact, some companies even say “the premiums are set by law.” This is true for a …

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Medical Resident Disability Insurance vs. Medical Student

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Should I purchase my disability policy while a medical student or as a medical resident? Timing when you should purchase your disability insurance policy can have critical implications later on. It is important to know all of your options and when you should purchase your policy. Medical students in their last year may purchase up to $2500/month of individual disability …

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