U.S. Congressman Phil Gingrey, MD today introduced the Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-Cost, Timely Healthcare Act, legislation frivolous medical lawsuits, increasing the health care costs and are driving many doctors out of the business to reduce. This bipartisan bill would abolish the financial incentives for filing complaints expansionary while. Fair and timely reparations process for those who have done wrong As a practicing OB-GYN for 30 years, I saw hang compel skyrocketing malpractice insurance premiums good doctors their stethoscopes for good, said Gingrey. Even now are brain injury patients as emergency rooms are on-call specialists creep. Women are forced to cross state lines to deliver only a baby.
‘Average awards in medical malpractice cases has increased 76 percent in recent years. This forces doctors to practice defensive medicine by $ 126,000 a year to. Our national healthcare costs By reforming our medical liability system, patients can still recover full economic damages such as medical bills and lost profits – after deserve those who have done wrong reasonable compensation but my legislation would a reasonable limit on run-away non – economic damages share, and even to maximize patient awards by the majority of patients do not recover. Misdirected to an attorney. Patients pass across America on Congress ever to health Act. ‘.. ‘The current medical tort system for lawyers, not patients is designed ‘Gingrey continued.Also adjusted for age, sex and dementia diagnosis, found it the achievement of of quality goals had significantly less for residents of nursing homes as a of the community of 14 out of 16 counters the elderly in foster homes.