Wednesday, October 13, 2004

American Insurance Reform releases a study finding price-gouging of doctors despite lower medical malpractice payouts

Tort reform has been a hot button issue in this year's presidential election. A group called Americans for Insurance Reform has released a study, based on the insurance industries own data, that there has been no explosion medical malpractice payouts. In fact, these payouts have dropped. The price hikes that doctors have been experiencing in their premiums can be attributed to dropping interest rates and investment losses. more...>