Monday, September 14, 2009

Medical Cost Trojan Horse

Many right-wingers are calling for tort reform as a means of achieving medical cost savings.

Not that tort reform will actually save money, but it will protect the corporate titans from lawsuits based on their own sloppiness and neglect.

Litigation costs and malpractice insurance are 1 to 1.5 percent of total medical costs.

For Further Reading:
The Medical Malpractice Myth
The Medical Malpractice Myth
Tort Reform Unlikely To Cut Costs

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