This Nurse Practitioner Claim Report released by NSO and CNA, reports that the average cost to defend a malpractice lawsuit against a nurse practitioner is $60,034.
Now in its fourth edition, NSO and CNA’s claim report provides a unique look at how malpractice and license defense claims have increased in cost, and how claim allegations and settings have changed over the years as nurse practitioners’ role in the healthcare community has grown and evolved. The free 86-page report offers:
More insights from some of the best minds in nursing.
This report examines nurse claims that can help you identify liability patterns and trends so you can understand your areas of greatest vulnerability, and take appropriate action to protect patients from harm and reduce the risk of potential litigation.
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