Ortho-Preferred Program

The Ortho-Preferred® program was conceived by DT Preferred Group, LLC, a risk purchasing group (RPG), and built on the premise that insurance programs and coverage should be tailored to the specific needs and experiences of each medical specialty. Orthopaedic Surgeons joining the RPG unite together under the common goal of leveraging the power of a group to favorably influence their professional liability insurance pricing and terms.

You are insured exclusively by MedPro Group, the nation’s most trusted and highest rated (A++) carrier in the healthcare liability industry. Ortho-Preferred members nationwide have confidence in the stability and strength of being backed by an experienced national carrier, while also reaping the benefits of competitive premiums with specialized rate classes exclusive to Orthopaedic Surgeons.

A.M. Best rating as of 6/16/2020. MedPro Group is the marketing name used to refer to the insurance operations of The Medical Protective Company, Princeton Insurance Company, PLICO, Inc. and MedPro RRG Risk Retention Group. All insurance products are administered by MedPro Group and underwritten by these and other Berkshire Hathaway affiliates, including National Fire & Marine Insurance Company. Product availability is based upon business and/or regulatory approval and may differ among companies.

DT Preferred Group, LLC

DT Preferred Group, LLC, an RPG, represents groups of medical professionals with similar or related exposures to loss to achieve the economies of scale that result from purchasing insurance on a group basis. DT Preferred Group currently represents Orthopaedic Surgeons nationwide, providing access to highly competitive premiums with specialized rate classes for Orthopaedic Surgeons and comprehensive member benefits that range from complimentary continuing education and self-assessment examination courses to risk management programs, all customized exclusively for Orthopaedic Surgeons.

By joining DT Preferred Group, you are able to obtain effective, competitively-priced solutions to medical malpractice insurance premiums through MedPro and the Ortho-Preferred Program. With an annual Ortho-Preferred membership fee of $500, you also receive:


Our mission is simple.

The Ortho-Preferred Program positively changes the professional liability landscape for Orthopaedic Surgeons by providing a comprehensive solution serving specific insurance, education, and risk management needs, at the lowest sustainable cost. By adding value to professional liability insurance for Orthopaedic Surgeons, we help improve outcomes and influence insurance trends.


Many state and regional orthopaedic associations have endorsed the Ortho-Preferred Program and have even incorporated the program into their member benefit packages: