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Commuting to escape med-mal rates

According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (via KevinMD), physician Melanie Richman drives more than two hours each way from her Pennsylvania home to work at a Youngstown, Ohio emergency room. A major reason, she says: the chance to save thousands of dollars a year in malpractice insurance costs, which are markedly lower in Ohio than in her home state.



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute


Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.