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.