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Medical malpractice insurance reform plan

Caps are being placed on medical liability payouts, and litigation claims against doctors who provide free services are being stopped in a new medical malpractice reform plan. Lawyers are against the reform, but the stress on the health system placed by doctors refusing to practice due to insurance hikes demands attention.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Washington Times

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About: Medical malpractice insurance reform plan

Date: 22 May 2005

Source: The Washington Times

Author: Robert Redding Jr


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This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Medical malpractice
  • Medical malpractice and litigation
  • Medical malpractice and insurance
  • Medical malpractice and reform

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