Dr. Andy

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Thursday, March 24, 2005

Malpractice reform works

or so says this American Medical News article

Physicians aren't ready to celebrate just yet, but tort reform efforts are showing signs of positive effects in Texas, West Virginia and Ohio -- states that enacted legislation in 2003.

From lower liability insurance premiums -- or less dramatic premium increases -- to more insurers entering the market, doctors are starting to see at least some of the results they hoped for when they pushed for change in their respective states.


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