Malpractice payouts aren’t the only factor to look at in determining where to practice in the United States. Ob/gyns should also take into account the status of tort reform and the cost of premiums and taxes in the states they are considering.
Health Law & Policy
Know your limitations, document, train, and communicate, says this MFM specialist who has served as an expert witness.
There's both good news and bad. More patients will be covered, but you may see fewer of them.
Although the passage and politics surrounding implementation of the ACA have been tumultuous, it seems certain for now that the law will stand at least until 2016 if not permanently and our practices will have to change, in some ways for the better.
What are the rights of a pregnant woman whose actions or condition may harm her unborn child?
An ob/gyn continues to fill prescriptions for HRT despite a patient's breast cancer diagnosis.
Two US Supreme Court rulings could have wide-reaching effects on physicians who prescribe drugs and the patients who take them.
Arguing that a relentlessly rising volume of care driven by our discounted fee-for-service payment system is exacerbating both cost inflation and suboptimal care, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has decided to adopt value-based purchasing.
Once more, ob/gyns are being teased with the prospect of federal medical liability reform.