The malpractice premium costs of obstetrics.

  title={The malpractice premium costs of obstetrics.},
  author={Stephen A. Norton},
  journal={Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization, provision and financing},
  volume={34 1},
  • Stephen A. Norton
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    Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization…
This study examined, in 1992, the variation in the level of malpractice premiums, and the incremental malpractice premium costs associated with the practice of obstetrics for family practitioners and obstetricians. On average, in 1992 obstetricians and family practitioners providing obstetric services paid malpractice premiums of roughly $44,000 and $16,000, respectively. The incremental increase in malpractice premium costs represented roughly 70% of the premium the physicians would have paid… CONTINUE READING

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