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
Christopher A. Erickson and James Libbin
Complete Article: Talking Points