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UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 29, 2016

Department of Health Urges All Practitioners to 
Renew Their Medical Malpractice Insurance

The Virgin Islands Department of Health is urging Territorial Healthcare Providers to renew their quarterly medical malpractice insurance. All practitioners that are currently on the quarterly payment structure are due to make a payment by March 31st or will be practicing without coverage. Commissioner Nominee, Michelle Davis, PhD added “We are making this announcement as a courtesy to our Practitioners , we want to enable compliance on every level of our Healthcare delivery system throughout the Territory.”

“Several of our practitioners, ranging from Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists including, but not limited to Dentists, pay for their medical malpractice insurance quarterly. We are hereby serving all of them with a gentle reminder that March 31st is a deadline for renewal,” stated Deputy Commissioner Kimberly Jones. 

Practitioners can contact the Virgin Islands Department of Health by calling 340-718-1311 ext. 3000 or they can email Deputy Commissioner Jones directly at Kimberly.jones@doh.vi.gov to update their policies. 

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