CNA and Aon Affinity launch enhanced program for dentists

Improved program to provide coverage for media expenses, personal injury, license protection, and more

CNA and Aon Affinity launch enhanced program for dentists

Professional Risks

By Lyle Adriano

CNA, together with Aon Affinity, is now offering an enhanced professional insurance solution for dentists and dental practices. The insurance solution will be made available through the Aon Affinity Dentist’s Advantage program.

“The Dentist’s Advantage program continues to deliver a broad range of coverages and services designed to address the unique exposures dentists face in today’s business environment,” said Aon Affinity Healthcare president Michael Loughran. “Customers can feel confident that the professional liability insurance coverage, services and benefits they receive through Dentist’s Advantage will continue with our new program insurer, CNA.”

“For more than a half century, Aon has provided dentists with an industry leading professional liability insurance program,” commented CNA senior vice-president John Brand. “Our partnership will bring additional benefits to our Dentist’s Advantage members, because it leverages CNA’s extensive experience, products, services and industry knowledge to deliver insurance solutions designed to address our customers’ needs.”

The Dentist’s Advantage program has, according to a release:
  • Flexible coverage limits
  • Claim settlement only with policyholder consent
  • Legal defense fees and costs in addition to the limits of liability
  • Availability for all dental specialties in all 50 states
  • License protection
  • Coverage for employees and independent contractor dental hygienists
  • 24/7 hotline staffed by experts specializing in dental risk management

According to a release, the program’s professional liability coverage solution now includes the following features:
  • Media expenses coverage, which adds a $25,000 limit for media expenses relating to an adverse event, to help ensure that a policyholder’s professional reputation remains intact.
  • Coverage for personal and advertising injury.
  • License protection coverage in addition to the limits of liability.
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) coverage limit increased to $30,000 aggregate.
  • Coverage for property damage caused by a dental incident up to the Professional Liability Limits of Liability.

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