Reasons To Insure with PPM

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Anesthesia & the Law is PPM’s Risk Management Newsletter for Anesthesiologists, providing research on the latest anesthesia specific risk management trends and recent jury verdicts.  Learn more about Cardiopulmonary Sentinel Events at

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Since 1987, PPM has insured anesthesiologists and their practices exclusively. Every PPM employee is solely dedicated to serving the professional liability needs of anesthesia practices. PPM insures over 3,000 anesthesiologists across the country.

Experience & Stability

15,300 anesthesia incidents investigated and over 4,600 anesthesia claims defended. The average tenure of PPM employees exceeds 16 years.


PPM conducts anesthesia specific risk management seminars for PPM insureds and publishes a quarterly risk management newsletter identifying anesthesia loss trends and strategies to improve patient safety.


Coverage provided nationwide and can be transferred from state to state.

ASA, APSF & FAER Partnership

For 30 years PPM has contributed significant anesthesia claims data to the anesthesia community, including the ASA Closed Claim Project. In addition to a PPM officer serving on the board of directors of the APSF, PPM has donated over $841,000 to the APSF and FAER.

Empowerment & Aggressive Defense

PPM has never settled a claim without the consent of our insured. Following defense verdicts, PPM has obtained over $1.6 million in judgments against plaintiffs who pursued frivolous claims against our insured anesthesiologists.


PPM has received 44 consecutive defense verdicts for policyholders accused of negligence in upper extremity nerve damage claims.

Legal Assistance

PPM’s legal team will review your practice specific agreements and policies such as informed consents, affiliation agreements, hospital contracts, EMT and Paramedic Training Agreements free of charge.

Financial Stability

PPM has an “A-” rating from the A.M. Best Company.

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