Risk Management Resources

The Aon Orthotics & Prosthetics insurance program strives to provide you with the best insurance solutions and service - and now provides you with risk management information tailored to meet your needs as an O&P business owner. We are proud to bring our expertise, market knowledge, and unparalleled client services abilities to you - our valued O&P client.


Minors as patients: What you need to know

Most O&P business owners have a good sense of requirements related to adult patients, but many find themselves on shakier ground when it comes to care of patients who are minors. Yet minors tend to carry more risk for litigation because of their unique status in our society. To protect yourself from liability, it’s important to understand the legal and regulatory requirements related to minors and to educate staff. Click here to read more.


Read Previous Issues of the Aon O&P Risk Advisor Newsletter

Adhering to documentation standards: Volume 17, No. 3
Don't be a victim of ransomware: Volume 17, No. 2
Avoid the pitfalls of social media: Volume 17, No. 1
Start patients off on the right foot with an effective intake visit: Volume 16, No. 1
Proper care of patient records: Volume 15, No. 3
Create effective anti-bullying policies: Volume 15, No. 2
Evidence-based practice promotes healthy business: Volume 15, No. 1
Risk management strategies for O&P practices: Volume 14, No. 2
Setting the right temperature: Volume 14, No. 1
How to prepare for a deposition: Volume 13, No. 4
When business and weather collide: Volume 13, No. 3
Keeping obese clients safe and healthy: Volume 13, No. 2
Health literacy: A good business decision Volume 13, No.1
Customer product complaints: A powerful quality tool: Volume 12, No.4
Preventing Security Breaches: Volume 12, No.3
Three Steps for Creating an Accurate Patient Record: Volume 12, No.2
Are you Prepared for an Office Medical Emergency?: Volume 12, No.1
The Power of Checklists in Patient Safety: Volume 11, No.4
FAQs about informed consent: Volume 11, No.3
Meeting the challenge of skin problems in amputees: Volume 11, No.2
Are you up to date on the 2011 Medicare changes?: Volume 11, No.1
Details Count in Sock Management: Volume 10, No.4
Keeping Patients Safe: Prevent falls: Volume 10, No. 3
When the Posthesis Doesn’t Fit: Volume 10, No. 2
Surety Bond Basics: Volume 10, No. 1


Charting Guidelines: A guide in creating a good patient chart to help minimize the potential for loss to your organization.

We understand the issues with orthotics and prosthetics (O&P), and can guide you in creating a good patient chart to help minimize the potential for loss to your organization. Click here to read more.


Risk Management Articles: Stay informed by reading our articles of interest and risk management tips.

Know Thy Neighbor; and other valuable lessons from a severe fire loss - In this case, Company A was a prosthesis fabricator serving numerous clients. Company A was one of 20 other businesses who leased space in a three-story textile mill. Though rehabilitated, the building was over 100 years old. Click here to read more.