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Understanding medical malpractice insurance: a primer.

  title={Understanding medical malpractice insurance: a primer.},
  author={Michelle M Mello},
  journal={The Synthesis project. Research synthesis report},
  • M. Mello
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • The Synthesis project. Research synthesis report
As the policy debate over the medical malpractice insurance crisis continues, dueling claims about its causes and suggestions for policy solutions have highlighted the need for a better understanding of how medical malpractice insurance works, why premiums change and what can be done about it. This primer on malpractice insurance discusses these issues and also analyzes the causes of and potential solutions to address malpractice crises. Key issues include: Rate regulation may have an important… Expand

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