|LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANY INTRODUCES RISK AND CLAIM MANAGEMENT SERVICES SUITE FOR MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS|
Complimentary Services Provided in Conjunction with the Law Offices of Steven M. Ziegler
NEW YORK--Nov. 28, 2006--Lexington Insurance Company, a member company of American International Group, Inc. (AIG), and a leading provider of healthcare professional liability insurance, today announced that it has teamed up with the Law Offices of Steven M. Ziegler, P.A., a nationally recognized law firm with managed care industry expertise, to offer a comprehensive suite of risk and claim management services for managed care organizations.
These services, which are provided at no additional cost for Lexington policyholders, are expressly designed to help managed care organizations control liability exposure and rein in soaring litigation and claim costs. The services include reviews of medical management and provider contractors to identify and mitigate areas of liability exposure; pre-claim counseling, including recommendations to prevent escalation of incidents that could result in liability claims; risk management seminars; claim management; and legal defense services.
"The liability exposures of managed care organizations present a highly specialized, complex challenge. With this new suite of services, we are uniting the skill and experience of Lexington and Steven M. Ziegler to help organizations rise to both the ordinary and extraordinary challenges they face in managing liability risks on a daily basis," said Susan Angelo, Vice President and Product Line Manager, Lexington Insurance Company.
The services are designed for a wide range of organizations, including Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Independent Physical Associations (IPAs), Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), Management Service Organizations (MSOs), Third Party Administrators (TPAs), Physician Hospital Organizations (PHOs), Peer Review Organizations (PROs), and Utilization Review Organizations (UROs).
For more information, please contact Susan Angelo, Vice President and Product Line Manager, Lexington at 617.330.8413 or Susan.Angelo@aig.com.
American International Group, Inc. (AIG), world leaders in insurance and financial services, is the leading international insurance organization with operations in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions. AIG companies serve commercial, institutional and individual customers through the most extensive worldwide property-casualty and life insurance networks of any insurer. In addition, AIG companies are leading providers of retirement services, financial services and asset management around the world. AIG's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, as well as the stock exchanges in London, Paris, Switzerland and Tokyo.
*Insurance is subject to underwriting review and approval. The description herein is a summary only. It does not include all terms, conditions and exclusions of the policies described. Please refer to the actual policies for complete details of coverage and exclusions. Coverage may not be available in all states. Non-insurance products may be provided through independent third parties.