S. 1232, the "Medical Injury Compensation Fairness Act of 1991, is discussed. S. 1232 may be too innovative to be enacted in its present form, but there is immense potential for combining its encouragement of private reform of poorly designed, cost-increasing malpractice rights with other federal proposals that seek to make good-quality health care accessible to all Americans at reasonable cost.
Clark C. Havighurst & Thomas B. Metzloff,
S. 1232—A Late Entry in the Race for Malpractice Reform,
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