From a Newsday editorial: "The Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Co., the major player in New York, has seen its surplus plummet from $1.3 billion six years ago to $300 million today." Albany lawmakers in their wisdom have chosen to renew a freeze on rate hikes by malpractice insurers can charge -- must be nice not to have to worry about consequences. See also Jul. 3 (second-largest med mal insurer in New York is underwater).
New York: "Malpractice needs a genuine fix"
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- HR 5
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- New Featured Discussion: MI and Cato scholars debate med-mal
- Arafiles update
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- Around the web, July 27