Professional liability insurance (PLI), also
known as malpractice insurance, provides coverage for Medical Radiation
Technologists (MRTs) with respect to claims that may arise from the practise of
medical radiation technology. All practicing members of the SAMRT must be
covered by professional liability insurance that meets the requirements in the
bylaws of the SAMRT.
The SAMRT Regulatory Bylaws are as follows:
Liability insurance 18: All members who practice are required to be insured against liability for professional negligence in an amount that is at least $5,000,000 per incident and $5,000,000 per year.
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