Will Medical Malpractice Tort Reform Fix Spiraling Health Care Costs?

side note: Part of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act is to implement alternative medical malpractice resolution systems. Will such experiments be enough to cut down on defensive medicine and reduce the overall cost of healthcare in the United States?

When President Barack Obama addressed Congress earlier this year on health care reform, one of the concessions he made to lawmakers who oppose his efforts was to experiment with tort reform on a state level. States eager to rein in healthcare costs have already been engaging in tort reform, however, with mixed results.

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