SHOULD ANTITRUST PRINCIPLES BE USED TO ASSESS INSURANCE RESIDUAL MARKET MECHANISMS, SUCH AS NEW YORK'S MEDICAL MALPRACTICE INSURANCE PLAN?
- Without Non-Economic Damage Cap, Will N.J. Med Mal Reform Be Enough? Ha, Michael // National Underwriter / P&C;6/14/2004, Vol. 108 Issue 23, p8
Focuses on the provisions of the medical malpractice insurance bill signed by New Jersey Governor James McGreevey. Creation of a multimillion-dollar three-year subsidy fund to help physicians and hospitals pay for malpractice coverage; Setting of stricter guidelines for filing malpractice...
- Alliance Letter To Editors Of WSJ/Chicago Tribune, View Med/Mal Contentions. // Insurance Advocate;2/24/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 8, p16
Reports on the statement released by the Alliance of American Insurers regarding the findings of a survey on medical malpractice insurance. Public support for legislative efforts to limit the costs of medical malpractice insurance; Alliance's affirmation of the public opinion.
- Medical malpractice, general liability sour. Ferraiolo, Diane // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition;Nov93, Vol. 94 Issue 7, p37
Reports on the increase in general liability underwriting losses and the deterioration of medical malpractice results in 1992. Reasons for general liability underwriting results; Bolstering of general liability reserves; Increase in loss ratio and its causes; Decline of premiums; Causes of...
- Medmal's next battle. Mancini, Rosamaria // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);10/31/2003, Vol. 50 Issue 47, p1A
Reports on the legislative initiative to combat the increasing medical malpractice insurance rates in New York. Proposal of legislative initiative by tort reformers; Encouragement of patients to sign binding arbitration agreements; Reduction of insurance premiums.
- FLORIDA Senate Committee's 180Â° Turn From House Version Of Med/Mal Reform Seen Deepening Crisis. // Insurance Advocate;4/7/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 14, p23
Reports on the impact of Florida Senate Banking and Insurance Committee's decision to approve Senate Bill 2080 that governs the medical liability insurance crisis in the state. Reduction in medical liability rates; Failure of the bill to cover non-economic damages; Implementation of cost...
- Alliance Sees House-Passed W.V. Med/Mal Reform as Good First Step; Urges Senate To Follow Suit. // Insurance Advocate;1/27/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 4, p4
Reports on the resolution aimed at improving the medical malpractice liability insurance market in West Virginia. Citation of the House Bill 2122; Assistance to doctors experiencing insurance premium increase; Limitations on liability for trauma and emergency care facility services.
- Lack of affordable, available liability insurance seen limiting ED physicians. Parker, Che // AHA News;7/15/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 27, p8
Presents the results of a survey conducted by the American College of Emergency Physicians on the rate of liability insurance. Percentage of the medical malpractice insurance; Causes of the increase in insurance rate; Extent of the crisis.
- Tort Reform Would Cure Med Mal Crisis. Tyrpin, Terry E. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;1/28/2002, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p25
Recommends tort reform as the solution to medical malpractice insurance in the United States as of January 28, 2002. Increase in the size of jury awards in medical malpractice cases from 1996 to 1999; Amount paid by insurers for malpractice premiums in Texas; Information on the state-managed...
- Alliance Hits Leahy Bill For Putting Onus Of Med/Mal Ills On Insurers And Away From 'Broken' Tort System. // Insurance Advocate;2/24/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 8, p11
Reports on the Alliance of American Insurers' criticism of a bill proposed by U.S. senator Patrick Leahy that would exacerbate a national crisis in medical malpractice insurance. Prohibition of medical malpractice insurers from the use of limited exemption; Coverages of medical malpractice...