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Tort Reform Will Not Cut Costs

According to an article, “studies show malpractice awards are not a big driver of skyrocketing (healthcare) costs.” In the debate on healthcare reform, many republicans are whispering that medical malpractice awards need to be capped to assist reducing the overall healthcare cost, the article claims. However, legal experts have determined that the malpractice awards are only a fraction of the overall costs to healthcare.

Read more about the healthcare debate here.