§ 18.864. Professional liability insurance coverage for licensed prosthetist, orthotist, pedorthist or orthotic fitter.
(a) A licensed prosthetist, orthotist, pedorthist or orthotic fitter shall maintain a level of professional liability insurance coverage in the minimum amount of $1 million per occurrence or claims made as required under section 13.5(i) of the act (63 P.S. § 422.13e(i)) and provide proof of coverage upon request.
(b) Proof of professional liability insurance coverage includes:
(1) A certificate of insurance or copy of the declaration page from the insurance policy setting forth the effective date, expiration date and dollar amounts of coverage.
(2) Evidence of a plan of self-insurance approved by the Insurance Commissioner of the Commonwealth under regulations of the Insurance Department in 31 Pa. Code Chapter 243 (relating to medical malpractice and health-related self-insurance plans).
(c) A licensee who does not have professional liability insurance coverage as required under section 13.5(i) of the act may not practice as a prosthetist, orthotist, pedorthist or orthotic fitter in this Commonwealth.
This section cited in 49 Pa. Code § 18.811 (relating to graduate permit); 49 Pa. Code § 18.813 (relating to provisional prosthetist license); 49 Pa. Code § 18.814 (relating to prosthetist license); 49 Pa. Code § 18.821 (relating to graduate permit); 49 Pa. Code § 18.823 (relating to provisional orthotist license); 49 Pa. Code § 18.824 (relating to orthotist license); 49 Pa. Code § 18.833 (relating to pedorthist license); 49 Pa. Code § 18.843 (relating to orthotic fitter license); and 49 Pa. Code § 18.861 (relating to biennial renewal of license).
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