Nursing liability: A4
A definitive answer is not possible without additional information regarding the details and context of the problem. In general, however, insurance companies that insure nursing homes may view nursing home care as matters of professional judgement, while other insurers may consider them to be issues of policy compliance or policy.
Healthcare professionals use professional judgment to make decisions and take actions based on their knowledge, training and experiences. A professional’s judgment is used to decide the best level of care and the kind of therapy that should be given, as well as how to deal with medical emergencies.
However, there may be situations where a nursing home insurance company’s assessment of a situation as a professional judgment issue is in conflict with the opinions of other stakeholders, such as family members, advocates, or regulatory agencies. It may be necessary to obtain additional information and opinions in these cases to better understand the situation.