But, this is hardly a new idea, and, while we support a more efficient health care system with less preventable errors, we strongly discourage the taking of people's civil rights.
The following article from Politico.com sets the facts straight:
- Forty-six states have already done it, and costs have continued to skyrocket;
- The Congressional Budget Office and Government Accountability Office have said tort reform will save practically no money, and they found no evidence of defensive medicine;
- Quatrini Rafferty -