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Attention New York: Please Don't Get Sick on March 4th, Your Doctor Will be in Albany for Malpractice Insurance Reform
Date:3/3/2008

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With New York physicians facing a potential surcharge in malpractice insurance premiums of $50,000, in addition to a projected premium increase, an expected one thousand New York physicians will be in Albany's Hart Theater in the Egg, Empire State Plaza, on Tuesday, March 4th where they will be addressed by the Governor at 9:45 a.m. and then march on the Capitol steps by 12:30 p.m. to demand justice and malpractice reform.

With empty chairs symbolizing many of the physicians who have already left New York to practice elsewhere, or sought early retirement, many of the doctors will leave their white coats on the steps of the capitol to underscore the coming crisis when many patients discover their doctors have been forced to close, retire or relocate out of state.

The rally will include speakers from the Medical Society of the State of New York and other health care leaders who insist that without malpractice reform, access to health care throughout the state will be harmed.

What: Some one thousand NY physicians will leave their clinics and

offices to rally in Albany to demand malpractice insurance reform.

When: Tuesday, March 4th, start time 9:00 a.m., Governor speaks at

9:45 a.m., Senate Majority Leader Bruno at 10:30 a.m., a white coat

rally on the steps of the Capital at 12:30 pm. (see agenda for full

list of speakers)

Where: Albany's Hart Theater in the Egg, Empire State Plaza, Albany and

then marching to the steps of the State Capitol.

Why: Doctors will see their malpractice premiums go up on July 1 by

potentially tens of thousands of dollars, forcing many to close

their doors, relocate or retire early.

MSSNY "State Legislative Day" Tuesday, March 4, 2008

8:00 AM Registration -- Kitty Carlisle Hart Theatre, Empire State Plaza

9:00 AM Welcome & Introductions

-- Robert B. Goldberg, DO, President

-- Michael H. Rosenberg, MD, President-Elect

-- George O. Stasior, MD, Chair, Legislation & Physician

Advocacy Committee

-- Gerard L. Conway, Esq, Senior VP/Chief Legislative Counsel

9:45 AM Eliot Spitzer, Governor of the State of New York

10:15 AM Eric Dinallo, New York State Superintendent of Insurance

10:30 AM Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno

11:00 AM Dennis Whalen, Deputy Secretary for Health for the Governor

11:30 AM Andrew Cuomo, New York State Attorney General (Invited)

12:00 PM Lunch & "March" to the Capitol Steps

12:30 PM "Rally" on The Capitol Steps

-- Ken E. Raske, President & CEO, GNYHA

-- Dan Sisto, President, HANYS

-- Robert Goldberg, DO, President, MSSNY

-- Michael Rosenberg, MD, President-Elect, MSSNY

-- David Kirshy, MD, President Suffolk County Medical Society

-- Nicholas Kulbida, MD, Chair, Legislative Committee,

ACOG-District II

-- Members of the Legislature

THE AFTERNOON IS AVAILABLE FOR VISITS WITH LOCAL LEGISLATORS TO BE ARRANGED DIRECTLY BY YOUR COUNTY/SPECIALTY SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVE.


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SOURCE The Medical Society of the State of New York
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