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Whatever Happened to
Medical Malpractice Reform?

Investor´s Business Daily, by John Merline

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Posted By:RustMB, 4/3/2014 12:10:04 PM

President Obama might be thrilled that 7.1 million people apparently signed up for ObamaCare exchanges. But doctors have good reason to withhold their applause. Back in June 2009, Obama told a gathering of the American Medical Association that he was "looking at a range of ideas" that would stem the tide of costly medical malpractice lawsuits and "scale back the excessive defensive medicine." A few months later, he told Congress that "I´ve talked to enough doctors to know that defensive medicine may be contributing to unnecessary costs" and that he would borrow a page from President Bush and fund demonstration projects for

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 4/3/2014 12:16:40 PM     (No. 9796083)

Well sure, he will ´look at a range of ideas´, but he has no interest in doing anything about it since the Trial Lawyers are donating to him and the Dems.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: smcchk, 4/3/2014 12:30:30 PM     (No. 9796110)

Doctors are the most politically naive people. Doctors trying to combat trial lawyers in the political arena is a pitiful sight.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 4/3/2014 12:37:14 PM     (No. 9796127)

Hang a sign on the front entrance of every hospital and doctor`s office - ´No Lawyers Allowed´

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