Navigation Links
New Report Says 'Health Courts' Bureaucracies Offer Big Financial Burdens and Loss of Patient Rights
Date:9/27/2007

Ill-conceived Insurance Industry Proposal Is 'Bad Public Policy'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- A groundbreaking new report on health courts by Case Western Reserve University professors Max Mehlman and Dale Nance finds that health courts would be burdensome, prohibitively expensive and would come at the expense of injured patients.

The report prepared under a grant from the American Association for Justice Robert L. Habush Endowment, finds that health courts would require the creation of new and costly bureaucracies that would be controlled at every level by the insurance industry.

For more information, see the full Executive Summary: http://www.justice.org/pressroom/PressReleases/ExecutiveSummary.pdf.

View the Health Courts fact sheet: http://www.justice.org/pressroom/PressReleases/HealthCourts.doc.

Proposals to create special "health courts" are the latest in a series of attempts to eliminate or drastically reduce the rights of injured patients.

"This report exposes the health insurance industry's latest attempt to deprive patients of their rights," said American Association for Justice CEO Jon Haber. "Not only will so-called health courts force patients to seek compensation from bureaucracies dominated by unaccountable insurance companies, but they will also drive up costs. In the end, patients will not be safer and negligent hospitals and doctors will not be held accountable for medical errors."

The report finds many critical flaws in the health courts concept, including:

-- The new health courts bureaucracies would place a massive financial

burden on taxpayers and the employers and employees that pay for

health care insurance.

-- The decision making process would be control
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Association for Justice
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. No harm in reducing prenatal check up to 3 - 6 times says WHO report
2. Autopsy reports could be valuable and informative
3. China reports declining number of SARS Cases
4. Russia Reports First SARS Case
5. Report on the Safety and Effectiveness of Melatonin supplements
6. WHO report asks for improved healthcare for mother and child
7. Research reports that c-section deliveries are rising
8. Jharkhand reports 13,000 Malaria cases
9. Sepsis Death Reported With Mifepristone – FDA Issues Warnin
10. Experts Insist That Neonatal Herpes Be Reported Regularly
11. Uganda Reports Failure To Contain Sleeping Sickness
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... August 01, 2015 , ... BeverlyD, owner and founder of BeverlyD Luxe ... the very first small business donation to kick off the campaign for healing and ... Her legacy includes a complete line of raw, organic hair care products, as well ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Ticket Down is a reputable source of authentic tickets for the 2015 ... Fans of every genre of music will have an act they are excited to see ... festival, the following artists will perform: Sam Smith, Coldplay, Kenny Chesney, The Who, Jason ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... ... Ticket Down is a reliable source for authentic tickets for the 2015 ... festival will end on Sunday, August 2nd. , Music fans have traveled ... unique and unbelievably popular festival attracts the best in entertainment from around the world. ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 , ... The 2nd ... Church Park in Downtown Memphis on October 3, 2015. The Ride to Fight On ... on cancer research between Methodist Healthcare, The West Clinic and The University of Tennessee ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... Insurance Group, Inc. has re-branded their social media profiles to better connect with ... for consumers to communicate, find information, share insights and opinions. The Rally Insurance ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:March4thforWellBeing Foundation Kickoff 2Health News:Cheap 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas 2Health News:Cheap 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas 3Health News:Cheap 2015 Lollapalooza Tickets: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on Lollapalooza Tickets at Grant Park in Chicago for Saturday, August 1st and Sunday, August 2nd 2Health News:West Cancer Center Announces 2nd Annual Ride to Fight On 2Health News:West Cancer Center Announces 2nd Annual Ride to Fight On 3Health News:Rally Insurance Group, Inc. Connects to Customers Through Re-branded Social Media Profiles 2
... risk in teens, study suggests , TUESDAY, Dec. 15 ... increases the risk of obstructive sleep apnea, but the ... children, Australian researchers have found. , In sleep tests ... who were referred for evaluation of snoring and possible ...
... RPS Worldwide ... income... known as one of the simplest and easiest business opportunities in America today. ... Orlando, FL (PRWEB) December 15, ... cheer and good will that is going to stick around long after the season,s end. ...
... examines potential for injury when doctors decide benefits of ... News) -- MRI scans can pose a serious risk ... Food and Drug Administration researchers exposed pacemakers to a ... voltage produced at the tip of the pacemaker lead, ...
... nearly as accurate a surgical method, with fewer complications, ... When it comes to diagnosing breast cancer, women and ... that the less invasive "core needle biopsy" procedure is ... open surgical procedure is, with fewer complications than the ...
... , , NEW YORK, ... market research report is available in its catalogue: ... the U.S. and its International Trade [Q4 2009 ... newly published In-Vitro Diagnostic Substance Manufacturing Industry report ...
... ... R.I., Dec. 15 Mergers and acquisitions are commonplace today. As competitors ... they also must face integration challenges, including the integration of safety programs. ... Practices in a Hearing Conservation Program: US Airways ," details how the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Puberty May Trigger Sleep Apnea in Overweight Kids 2Health News:RPS Worldwide Launches Affiliate Program -- The Collection Agency That Gives Christmas Back, Rather Than Take it Away 2Health News:RPS Worldwide Launches Affiliate Program -- The Collection Agency That Gives Christmas Back, Rather Than Take it Away 3Health News:Patients With Pacemakers Should Avoid MRI Scans 2Health News:Needle Biopsy Works Well in Diagnosing Breast Cancer 2Health News:Reportlinker Adds In-Vitro Diagnostic Substance Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [Q4 2009 Edition] 2Health News:Reportlinker Adds In-Vitro Diagnostic Substance Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [Q4 2009 Edition] 3Health News:Reportlinker Adds In-Vitro Diagnostic Substance Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [Q4 2009 Edition] 4Health News:Reportlinker Adds In-Vitro Diagnostic Substance Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [Q4 2009 Edition] 5Health News:Reportlinker Adds In-Vitro Diagnostic Substance Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [Q4 2009 Edition] 6Health News:Reportlinker Adds In-Vitro Diagnostic Substance Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [Q4 2009 Edition] 7Health News:Reportlinker Adds In-Vitro Diagnostic Substance Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [Q4 2009 Edition] 8Health News:New White Paper Details Best Practices of an Occupational Hearing Conservation Program: US Airways 2Health News:New White Paper Details Best Practices of an Occupational Hearing Conservation Program: US Airways 3Health News:New White Paper Details Best Practices of an Occupational Hearing Conservation Program: US Airways 4
(Date:7/30/2015)... , July 30, 2015  Cleveland Clinic President ... 2015 keynote address last month that industry is compelled ... order to gain the efficiencies—and develop the transformational innovations ... Dr. Barsoum,s comments were preceded by Doug Kohrs ... and OMTEC moderator, who stressed that industry must add ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... N.J. , July 30, 2015  Growth of ... switches as they bring former prescription users to the ... Kline forecasts robust Rx-to-OTC switch activity over ... categories emerging along with many new brands entering the ... occur over the next five years (even those with ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 2015 P&S Market ... market overview, trends, DRO analysis, market segmentation, ... developments, competitive scenario and top competitor profiles ... Market Development and Demand Forecast to 2020  ... Explore more about global biosensors ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Orthopaedic Surgery Reimbursement Shifts to Episode of Care 2Rx-to-OTC Switches -- Game Changers for the U.S. OTC Drugs Market through 2019, Sees Kline 2Rx-to-OTC Switches -- Game Changers for the U.S. OTC Drugs Market through 2019, Sees Kline 3Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 2Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 3Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 4Global Biosensors Market (Size of $12,964 Million in 2014) to Witness 10% CAGR During 2015 - 2020 5
... and MIAMI, Dec. 29, 2010 ... ("Matrixx" or the "Company") and H.I.G. Capital, LLC ("H.I.G."), ... the Federal Trade Commission has granted early termination of ... of 1976, as amended (the "HSR Act"), relating to ...
... HSKA ) ("Heska" or the "Company") today announced ... December 29, 2010, the stockholders of Heska voted to approve ... the Company,s issued and outstanding shares of common stock, together ... of the Company,s authorized stock and increase in the par ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. and H.I.G. Capital Announce Early Termination of HSR Waiting Period 2Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. and H.I.G. Capital Announce Early Termination of HSR Waiting Period 3Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. and H.I.G. Capital Announce Early Termination of HSR Waiting Period 4Heska Corporation Announces Stockholder Approval of Reverse Split 2Heska Corporation Announces Stockholder Approval of Reverse Split 3Heska Corporation Announces Stockholder Approval of Reverse Split 4
Urethral Red Rubber Catheters (Latex)...
Coude Foley Catheters (Latex) 2-Way Red...
Silicone Elastomer-Coated Latex Foley Catheters 3-Way...
Midstream Catch Kits...
Medicine Products: