Tort reform

    Reforming the medical malpractice system has gotten a lot of attention lately. Some argue that malpractice reform could make a significant dent in the cost of health care and should play a big role in any health care overhaul. Others dispute this, saying reforms would make little financial impact. So how much does medical malpractice cost the health care system? And what are some of the proposals for tort reform? TOM BAKER, Penn Law and Health Sciences professor and author of The Medical Malpractice Myth, and PHILIP HOWARD, Founder and Chair of Common Good, a nonprofit legal reform coalition, join guest-host DAVE DAVIES. Listen to the mp3

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