NMSU Business Outlook: February 2011

Medical Malpractice Litigation: Critiquing the Reform Proposals

Lizbeth G. Ellis, J.D., NMSU

In my article last month, I explained the relative insignificance of medical malpractice as a driver of increasing health care costs in the U.S., asserting that direct medical malpractice liability expenditures account for less than 1/2 of 1 percent of total health care costs…. This article describes the reform proposals and their likely consequences.

Complete Article: Medical Malpractice Litigation: Critiquing the Reform Proposals

NM State Health Insurance Exchange

Michael G. Ellis, Department of Economics, NMSU

The recently enacted Federal legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (hereafter referred to as the Affordable Care Act or ACA) represents a sweeping change in the health care landscape.

Complete Article: NM State Health Insurance Exchange

Talking Points

Christopher A. Erickson and James Libbin

Complete Article: Talking Points


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