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Hundreds of Georgia doctors uninsured

...doctors in Georgia do not have malpractice insurance, and their ranks include...the board whether they have malpractice insurance. The analysis found that...doctors are required to have malpractice insurance, only 18 states have laws...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-01/hundreds-georgia-doctors
Newspaper finds more than 2,500 uninsured doctors

...doctors in Georgia don't have malpractice insurance, according to a newspaper...536 said they didn't have malpractice insurance. The board was missing information...18 states have laws making malpractice insurance mandatory or providing other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-01/newspaper-finds-more-2500-uni
Medical malpractice: Crisis or misdiagnosis?

THE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE insurance industry claims there is a...sheds the light of truth on the malpractice insurance premium crisis and what has...the 1970s and 1980s, medical malpractice insurance companies are raising premiums...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/27/op_360944.shtml
Opinion columns
Georgia needs reforms in both insurance, health care industries

...the burden of medical-malpractice insurance on our state's health-care...facing rising premiums for malpractice insurance. As our lawmakers consider...state. They claim that high malpractice-insurance premiums are forcing doctors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/21/op_393944.shtml
Opinion columns
AP Corrections

...in The Augusta Chronicle on medical malpractice insurance should have updated remarks made by...entice more competition in the state's malpractice insurance market. Providers of malpractice insurance in Georgia typically seek the insurance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/27/met_86837.shtml
Metro
Despite tort reform, premiums rise

...promises that rising medical malpractice insurance rates would be suppressed...justice reform," would curb malpractice insurance rates and help lure more...competition in the state's malpractice insurance market. Providers of malpractice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/16/met_85552.shtml
Metro
The bleeding goes on

...acute energy shortage, for instance. But on malpractice insurance it's done things right. In many states, especially...reported earlier this year that New Jersey's malpractice insurance premiums have risen an average of 250 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/30/edi_355694.shtml
Editorials
Hospitals want Medicaid on agenda

...the less fortunate because of the rising cost of malpractice insurance and the lack of money available to help Medicaid...are struggling to stay in the profession because malpractice insurance is increasing at rates between 25 percent and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/06/met_430488.shtml
Metro
Doctors push for liability reforms

...Friday, demanding legal reforms to curb soaring malpractice insurance rates. "All of us know fellow physicians who...on jury awards for pain and suffering. Medical malpractice insurance premiums for doctors and hospitals have skyrocketed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/16/met_358820.shtml
Metro
Reduce health-care costs by replacing broken malpractice system

...risk of litigation did not diminish.The only noticeable difference was the increased profit margins enjoyed by malpractice insurance companies. The actuarial firm Towers Watson estimates that, during the past five years, Georgia's medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-12-07/reduce-health-ca