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New doctors fleeing Illinois because of malpractice environment



A new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine polls residents and learns that many wish to leave the state to avoid its "hostile" malpractice environment. While some of these doctors would have passed up Illinois anyway, it's no surprise that there's an effect at the margin given the financial incentives involved. [NWU press release]

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Rafael Mangual
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Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
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