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  • Are doctors really fleeing New York because of malpractice costs? Tuesday, October 15, 2013 � by jg

    Despite an assertion that New York doctors are “consistently leaving the state,” the number of doctors there is at a record high — and is 30% more than California on a per-capita basis.

  • Doctor shortage? If there is, it won’t be because of malpractice insurance Friday, June 11, 2010 � by jg

    A recent article by Tammy Worth in the Los Angeles Times devotes more than 1,200 words to “the coming doctor shortage.” It’s interesting to note that none of those words are “malpractice” or “insurance.”

  • Not enough doctors? Blame Medicare, not malpractice premiums Friday, December 18, 2009 � by jg

    Business Week: While it’s common for “tort reformers” to say there is an exodus of doctors due to the cost of medical malpractice insurance, Pat Wehclser reports the real reason for a looming shortage of doctors is not enough doctors are being trained.