Policy Issues in Insurance No. 11 Medical Malpractice: Prevention, Insurance and Coverage Options (Policy Issues in Insurance) by oecd publishing
English | Jan. 10, 2007 | ISBN: 9264029044 | 85 Pages | PDF | 8 MB
Confidence in a countrys health care system requires indemnification and deterrence systems that adequately cover liability, provide fair compensation for injury, and deter medical malpractices. Over the last years, in many OECD countries, these systems have experienced difficulties resulting in high-risk specialty physicians and surgeons leaving the practice and the development of expensive and uselessif not riskydefensive medicine.