TITLE

Medical groups: Litigation expenses to cost taxpayers $1 billion

AUTHOR(S)
Clark, Cheryl
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Oct2010, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a report which revealed that the reversal of the federal policy governing litigation expenses could increase frivolous health care-related lawsuits in the U.S. A coalition of medical groups argued against any change in federal tax policy claiming that such could cause unnecessary costs to the country's health care system. The American Medical Association (AMA) said that any change could make trial lawyers file more lawsuits.
ACCESSION #
54109628

 

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