President Barack Obama's overture on medical malpractice litigation sparks movement in Congress

side note: Is this a shrewd political move? Or is President Obama willing to entertain tort reform measures in his healthcare reform agenda? I guess only time will tell. What do you think? Add your comments at the bottom and get involved in the conversation!

Chicago Tribune

Following President Barack Obama’s offer of compromise on an issue that has long divided Washington, congressional health care negotiators are considering proposals to foster alternatives to medical malpractice lawsuits.

The possibility that malpractice changes could be part of health care legislation that suddenly seems to have a better chance of passing has sent doctors and trial lawyers scrambling.

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