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Surprise! The SGR bill could affect medical malpractice liability
Modern Healthcare

A few small lines of a new bill meant to permanently fix the way Medicare pays doctors are grabbing attention among those who work on medical malpractice issues.

They’re not likely to change much about malpractice suits against doctors, but they do touch on a larger debate over how it should be decided in such cases if doctors acted appropriately, some legal experts caution.