Tort reform needed to lower costs, doctors say

09/24/2009 | Investor's Business Daily

A survey of 1,376 physicians found 48% said that tort reform is the best way to slow the rise in medical costs. Doctors said high medical malpractice costs force some providers out of practice, while the fear of being sued prompts many others to practice defensive medicine, which drives up costs.

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