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GAO Doesn’t Spell ‘Go’ On Med Mal Reform Bill

The insurance industry was quick to sass critics with a hearty “I told you so” after the U.S. General Accounting Office came out with a report confirming rising losses as the major factor forcing medical malpractice premiums to soar.

GAO, the independent research arm of Congress, pointed out that since 1998, insurer losses on medical malpractice claims have increased dramatically in certain states–Mississippi, for example.

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