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At Avant we understand the journey you are on as a medical fellow and the challenges that go along with either starting in private practice or staying in the public healthcare system. Avant is here to support you through the complexities of this next stage of your medical career. Our unparalleled expertise and unique understanding is why more than 50% of Australian doctors trust Avant to protect their reputation.
If you are starting or joining a private practice you may be eligible for Avant’s Getting started in Private Practice (GSIPP) Program*. Avant eases the financial pressure with discounted premiums on your professional indemnity cover for your first four years of practice, so you can make decisions that are right for you.
Avant's Practitioner Indemnity Insurance Policy provides medical practitioners like you with comprehensive indemnity insurance cover, allowing you to practise with confidence knowing that you have the right level of protection. You can be assured that Avant will be there to defend you when you need us most. Find out more >>
Save up to 80% off the cost of your premium with our Getting Started in Private Practice Program*, helping to ease financial pressures in your first years by offering substantial savings on your Avant Practitioner Indemnity Insurance Policy.
Created by doctors exclusively for the medical community, Doctors’ Health Fund supports their members both as a patient and as a medical professional by offering quality health covers and exceptional service.
Your ability to earn an income is usually your greatest financial asset, so insuring your income from the beginning of your career makes sense.
Request an indicative quote for your practitioner indemnity insurance
Complete our short form to receive a call from one of our team at a time convenient for you
Complete our online practitioner indemnity application form
*The discounts do not apply to previous or existing members of the Getting Started in Private Practice scheme and only apply from the first year a member becomes eligible and subject to eligibility rules. For the eligibility rules and full details, please read the Getting Started in Private Practice Member Eligibility Rules at avant.org.au/newprivatepractice or by contacting us on 1800 128 268.
**Not all members are eligible for an LRP reward. Members not eligible include medical students, interns, RMOs and DITs and members who have their professional indemnity policy purchased on their behalf under a corporate group arrangement. However, membership years as an intern, RMO or DIT will be included in tenure calculations. The provision of an LRP reward will be determined by the Avant Insurance Board’s annual assessment of the quality of Avant’s financial performance.
^The Retirement Reward Plan reflects the current policy of the Board for determining which members of Avant are eligible to participate in the Retirement Reward Plan and any Retirement Reward Dividends declared by Avant. The Retirement Reward Plan is entirely at the discretion of the Board and no member will be eligible to receive a Retirement Reward Dividend until such time as the Board declares a dividend in favour of that member. The Retirement Reward Plan is subject to change, suspension or termination by the Board at any time.