History

The Medical Indemnity Protection Society Ltd (MIPS) was established in 1988. 


1988

MIPS is established to protect the interests of healthcare professionals and students >>


1998 

MIPS separates from its UK parent with approximately 3,000 members >>

2001

Distress of major insurers.
MIPS is financially secure >>

2003 

Medical indemnity insurance cover is introduced >>

2008

20 years providing assistance and protection >>

Future 

MIPS continues to grow and innovate while maintaining its stability and quality of service to members

MIPS is a not-for-profit organisation formed to:

  • support and protect the character and interests of its members;
  • promote honourable and discourage irregular practice;
  • consider, originate, promote and support or oppose legislative or other measures affecting members

MIPS’ main role is to assist members in the event that there is an adverse outcome in the course of their professional practice. This assistance includes collegiate support and understanding, in addition to the management of complaints and claims against members.

Download a copy of the MIPS Constitution.

Health professionals are involved in both governance and management of MIPS.  MIPS is proud of its personalised clinico-legal service to members from fellow health practitioners, as well as the array of additional benefits afforded to members.

ABN 64 007 067 281
AFSL 301912

MIPS Insurance

In response to the significant changes in medical indemnity effective 1 July 2003, MIPS established MIPS Insurance Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary to ensure MIPS members had access to efficient and effective medical indemnity insurance.

Only MIPS members have access to insurance cover provided by MIPS Insurance.

MIPS Insurance is subject to the prudential supervision of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)

ABN 81 089 048 359
AFSL 247301