By David Mittleman

About two months ago, I wrote about California’s Prop 46, which would have raised medical malpractice damage caps and required drug testing for doctors. Voters have rejected the proposal, which was opposed by a well-funded campaign led by malpractice insurance companies and the California Medical Association. Opponents claimed that the proposed law would increase the cost of health care, an assertion which has recently (and repeatedly) been proven untrue.

Malpractice Reform Has Minimal Effect on Cost or Practice of Medicine

A study published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine last month revealed that laws designed …read more