Medical Malpractice Insurance, 2007-2016

($000)

Year Net premiums written (1) Annual percent change Combined ratio (2) Annual point change (3)
2007 $9,958,513 -4.0% 84.7 -5.9 pts.
2008 9,521,113 -4.4 79.2 -5.5
2009 9,206,794 -3.3 85.5 6.3
2010 9,096,345 -1.2 88.9 3.4
2011 8,833,365 -2.9 88.0 -1.0
2012 8,713,595 -1.4 93.1 5.2
2013 8,531,233 -2.1 89.4 -3.8
2014 8,475,474 -0.7 106.0 16.6
2015 8,201,438 -3.2 102.3 -3.7
2016 8,194,585 -0.1 106.4 4.1
(1) After reinsurance transactions, excludes state funds. (2) After dividends to policyholders. A drop in the combined ratio represents an improvement; an increase represents a deterioration. (3) Calculated from unrounded numbers. Source: NAIC data, sourced from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Insurance Information Institute.