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Unique Insurance and Risk Management Solutions for Behavioral Healthcare, Addiction and Social Services Organizations

Many of the risks associated with your organization’s mission are unique to your industry. At Negley Associates, we understand that. Because for nearly 50 years, we have focused exclusively on managing risks and protecting organizations just like yours.


In addition to offering you many coverage options from top-rated, national insurance companies, Negley offers an insurance option that is unique in your industry: the Mental Health Risk Retention Group (MHRRG), which was actually founded by the National Council and mhca. Learn more about MHRRG here.

Our promise is twofold:

  1. Work with each client’s insurance agent or broker to ensure that coverage is personalized to the special needs of each organization..
  2. Provide the risk management tools needed to reduce claims for each client, and therefore their cost.

For example, if we could sit down and talk today, we would advise you about the importance of coverage for Integrated Primary Healthcare and Physician Coverage Without Scheduling.

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Negley Associates is exclusively endorsed by the National Council and the mhca.


Comprehensive Liability Insurance Options
The Mental Health Risk Retention Group
Incomparable Risk Management Tools


Comprehensive Liability Insurance Solutions

With Negley Associates, you’re assured of the finest insurance programs in the marketplace from best-in-class insurance company partners. Choose any or all of the following coverage options:

Click any coverage name above for more information and applications.

* Whether you’re partnering with a primary care organization in your community, hiring primary care physicians as permanent or contracted staff, or offering behavioral health services in primary care, Negley offers professional liability insurance to cover your situation. We can ensure that your organization, your doctors, and your employees are protected for the services you provide, and the services others provide on your behalf for which you may be liable.. Read more: Integrating Primary and Behavioral Healthcare: It’s Risky Business.

Talk to a coverage expert at Negley about all your insurance needs. Contact:
Bernice Holloway


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Incomparable Risk Management Tools

Thanks to Negley Associates risk management partners, your organization benefits from the latest information on what’s working (or not) in loss prevention services. In addition, carrier partners provide loss control tools that pertain to specific lines of business – from EPLI to Workers Compensation.


Individualized Risk Management Program The first of its kind in the industry, this comprehensive program includes a full spectrum of risk management tools, each of which is customized for individual clients.
Zimmet & Zimmet The country’s most prominent risk management experts in behavioral healthcare, Zimmet & Zimmet oversees many risk management services offered by Negley.
Carrier Partners Depending on the line of business, Negley’s carrier partners offer a broad array of loss control resources: hotlines, newsletters, seminars, and so much more.
Negley Website Youll also find a variety of tools online, including articles penned by industry experts, videos, CDs, and recorded Webinars.
The Negley Awards Since 1990, these cash grants have been presented annually to provider organizations that demonstrate excellence in behavioral healthcare risk management practices. Winners share an annual awards pool of $20,000. Eligibility details, award applications, and descriptions of prior years’ winning practices are available on


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The Mental Health Risk Retention Group


Negley offers you exclusive access to many insurance options, including one that is unique in your industry: the Mental Health Risk Retention Group (MHRRG). Founded by the National Council and mhca, MHRRG provides cutting edge liability insurance and risk management solutions designed specifically to meet the evolving needs of behavioral healthcare, addiction, and social service providers. What’s more, as an MHRRG policyholder:

  • You are also a shareholder entitled to benefit from annual dividends based on MHRRG’s performance. To date, dividends have totaled over $15 million.
  • You enjoy stable insurance premiums and protection against cancellation or non-renewal.
  • You have complimentary access to many risk management tools, including an Individualized Risk Management Program the first and only
    loss control program of its kind. As one client recently told us:

    “I really enjoyed this training and I love how you have given us
    more tools to use when we’re assessing a high risk population.”

MHRRG is managed by a team of experts that includes distinguished attorneys, nationally known actuaries, reinsurance companies, and underwriting managers with decades of experience in your industry. And the MHRRG Board is primarily comprised of CEOs of behavioral healthcare organizations. These CEOs do what you do every day and understand the risks you face.

Talk to an MHRRG expert about all your insurance and risk management needs. Contact:

Marilyn Udis


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