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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.

 

 


Isaac Gorodetski
Project Manager,
Center for Legal Policy at the
Manhattan Institute
igorodetski@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Press Officer,
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.