MEDEFEND (Formerly known as MPI) is an indemnity insurance scheme to cover individual medical practitioners working in Malaysia. The insurance covers doctors from all specialties against actual or alleged claims of negligence in Malaysia.
MEDEFEND is a tailor-made product for the medical profession developed by Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) to meet the long term and changing needs of doctors and medical specialists in Malaysia. The MEDEFEND scheme is insured by the Pacific & Orient Insurance Co. Bhd (P&O) and managed by Jardine Lloyd Thompson Malaysia. The scheme was launched on 1st January 2016 and officially endorsed by the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) in April 2017.
MEDEFEND is more than just an insurance product, it's also a service. When you purchase MEDEFEND cover you also have access to some of the best medical malpractice protection including medico-legal advice available in Malaysia today.
JLT, with vast experience in managing professional indemnity insurance scheme will strive to ensure that the members’ interest will be its utmost priority under the scheme. A dedicated team that manages the scheme will ensure that claims and notifications from members will be handled competently and professionally. It is the intention of JLT to bring the members a fresh, value added approach to insurance whilst maintaining competitive but stable premiums.