TEXAS ALLIANCE FOR PATIENT ACCESS
Evidence suggests that increasing physician liability as proposed in California's Proposition 46 would slightly reduce the number of doctors in high-risk specialties. Perhaps this is why the ballot initiative lost in every California county.
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For years Texas has experienced a shortage of doctors, but as KLBJ's Perry Watson tells us, a new report shows that trend is beginning to change.
Ten years ago, Texas lawmakers and voters approved a comprehensive set of reforms to the state’s health care liability system.
Collectively, House Bill 4 and Proposition 12 were intended to address the crisis in the state’s health care liability system that had run amok with unfounded...
Tim Seay, president of Greater Houston Emergency Room Physicians, had grown accustomed to unsuccessfully begging physicians to come to the Houston area. That was before Texas passed health...
A bill that changes the way health care plans are reimbursed following liability lawsuits and puts more money into the pocket of injured parties was signed into law by Governor Rick Perry.
Academics say raising the cap would more likely increase health care costs than increase patient safety or quality of care.
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