New directions in medical liability reform.

@article{Kachalia2011NewDI,
  title={New directions in medical liability reform.},
  author={Allen B. Kachalia and Michelle Marie Mello},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={364 16},
  pages={1564-72}
}
Medical liability reform has maintained a tenacious hold on the national policy agenda. During the first several years of the 21st century, a malpractice insurance “crisis” prompted vociferous demands by organized medicine and liability insurers for tort reforms to curb litigation costs.1 Many observers anticipated that once the insurance market calmed, so too would calls for reform. Instead, a new force for change emerged — health care reform.2,3 Leading up to the passage of the Patient… CONTINUE READING
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