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The Whole Truth About Medical Malpractice and Insurance

Fact: Did you know independent authoritative studies have shown that medical malpractice claims have little effect on overall health care costs?

• Malpractice claims boost overall health care costs no more than a tiny percentage according to the Congressional Budget Office.

• The Congressional Budget Office has also concluded that the most anti-patient medical malpractice “reforms” may lead to poorer health care and worse patient outcomes.
Source: Personal Health Care Expenditures taken from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services.

• For more information regarding insurance reform, see “The Whole Truth About Medical Malpractice and nsurance” pages 31-33 available HERE.

*Thanks to the Illinois Trial Lawyer’s Association for this information.