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Is Defensive Medicine Driving Up Healthcare Costs?

At Buttafuoco & Associates, we often hear it stated as fact: the risk of frivolous lawsuits drives up the cost of health care. Or that malpractice lawsuits and premiums for malpractice insurance are squarely to blame for out-of-control healthcare costs. In reality, the malpractice system only makes up a fraction of healthcare costs in the […]