Posted by: arnegrim | February 15, 2011

Malpractice reform…

It’s about time it was looked at seriously.

“Putting his own stamp on a long-standing Republican priority, President Barack Obama is launching a drive to overhaul state medical malpractice laws and cut down on wasteful tests doctors perform because they fear lawsuits…

…The cost of defensive medicine is difficult to estimate, but conservative estimates start at around $50 billion a year”

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_MEDICAL_MALPRACTICE?SITE=NCWIN&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

CONSERVATIVELY it’s $50 BILLION per year.

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