Linking Universal Coverage to Tort Reform a Bad Idea
Senator Bradley, Democrat of New Jersey, recently proposed linking universal medical coverage and tort reform further spreading the myth that law suits drive up medical costs. In fact, the cost of dealing with the rise in medical errors, missed diagnoses, improper care is far greater and of more concern.
Linking medical negligence suits to health care reform illustrates the deep entrenchment of insurance companies and reflects the interests of corporate giants who earn billions in profits as they undermine your consumer rights.
Who loses in health care reform? Doctors? No. Patients? No. Insurance Companies? Yes