The Impact of State Medical Malpractice Reform on Individual-Level Health Care Expenditures

Health Services Research, 2017, 52(6), 2018–2037
Authors: Hao Yu, Michael Greenberg, Amelia Haviland
“Past studies of the impact of state-level medical malpractice reforms on health spending produced mixed findings. Particularly salient is the evidence gap concerning the effect of different types of malpractice reform. This study aims to fill the gap. It extends the literature by examining the general population, not a subgroup or a specific health condition, and controlling for individual-level sociodemographic and health status.”
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