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TMA is responsible for tort reform laws that keep your medical malpractice premium rates in check.

Since 2008, our legislative wins and ongoing protection have saved Tennessee physicians an average of $14,694 per physician, per year. 

Tort Reform - Average Medical Specialty Saving by Specialty

Provided by SVMIC - as of 02/01/18

Specialty

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Total

Anesthesiology

$13,145

$10,106

$9,348

$9,348

$9,348

$9,348

$9,348

$9,348

$9,348

$88,687

Internal Medicine

$8,283

$6,368

$6,186

$6,186

$6,186

$6,186

$6,186

$6,186

$6,186

$57,953

Family Medicine - No Surgery

$8,283

$6,368

$6,186

$6,186

$6,186

$6,186

$6,186

$6,186

$6,186

$57,953

Family Medicine - Minor Surgery

$13,982

$10,750

$9,348

$9,348

$9,348

$9,348

$9,348

$9,348

$9,348

$90,168

Family Medicine - Major/ no surgical OB

$19,014

$14,619

$13,523

$13,523

$13,523

$13,523

$13,523

$13,523

$13,523

$128,294

Family Medicine - Major/ w surgical OB

$27,960

$21,479

$19,885

$19,885

$19,885

$19,885

$19,885

$19,885

$19,885

$188,634

General Surgery

$36,454

$28,027

$25,925

$25,925

$25,925

$25,925

$25,925

$25,925

$25,925

$245,956

Nephrology - Non-Interventional

$7,659

$5,889

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$49,773

Nephrology - Interventional

$13,982

$10,750

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$97,812

Orthopedic - Minor Surgery

$13,982

$10,750

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$97,812

Radiology - Non-Interventional

$7,659

$5,889

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$49,773

Radiology - Minor Invasive

$11,480

$8,826

$7,343

$7,347

$7,347

$7,347

$7,347

$7,347

$7,347

$71,731

Radiology - Minor Interventional

$13,982

$10,750

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$10,440

$97,812

Radiology - Major Interventional

$15,782

$12,034

$11,966

$11,966

$11,966

$11,966

$11,966

$11,966

$11,966

$111,578

Orthopedic - Major Surgery

$27,111

$20,843

$18,316

$18,316

$18,316

$18,316

$18,316

$18,316

$18,316

$176,166

Obstetrics/ Gynecology

$52,386

$40,276

$33,530

$33,530

$33,530

$33,530

$33,530

$33,530

$33,530

$327,372

Neurosurgery

$49,228

$37,848

$35,009

$35,009

$35,009

$35,009

$35,009

$35,009

$35,009

$332,139

Emergency Medicine

$32,637

$25,092

$25,531

$25,531

$25,531

$25,531

$25,531

$25,531

$25,531

$236,446

Gastroenterology

$13,993

$10,758

$8,956

$8,956

$8,956

$8,956

$8,956

$8,956

$8,956

$87,443

Pathology

$8,622

$6,629

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$5,175

$51,476

Average

$132,249

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Christy Reeves
Membership Manager
615.460.1669
christy.reeves@tnmed.org