HAPI's claim system is designed to bring together a team
of professionals with the knowledge and experience to bring claims asserted
against members to a prompt and favorable resolution.
Experienced Defense Counsel
HAPI protects our members' reputations by utilizing experienced
defense counsel to represent members in administrative proceedings and litigation.
The attorneys we retain are among the finest in the State of Hawaii, with
a proven track record for successfully defending medical malpractice claims.
Knowledgeable Claims Administrators
HAPI has contracted with CAP/MPT to serve as third party
administrator of claims filed against our members. CAP/MPT brings over 30
years experience to assist in managing claims and reducing legal expenses.
CAP/MPT provides information and assistance to members who may be threatened
with claims, and relies on its years of experience to evaluate claims for
litigation or settlement.
Professional Claims Review
Physician HAPI members serve on a committee which works with
the claims administrator and legal counsel to evaluate claims. The Claims
Review Committee provides the medical expertise needed to assess malpractice
issues and damages, and works with the doctor to ensure that all important
aspects of the defense are carefully considered and fully explored.
HAPI's Team Will Work with You
HAPI's experienced team works with members who are involved
in potential claims to reach a swift and satisfactory outcome in all disputes.
Members and their attorneys will be expected and encouraged to participate
in defense and settlement.
To further enhance our claims
handling, we have contracted with an experienced Third Party Claims Administrator.