SDCTA Opposes Prop 46: Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Cap and Drug Testing of Doctors Initiative

Raising the medical malpractice lawsuits cap will drive up healthcare costs and potentially reduce the availability of services to Californians. Even with the ongoing implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, this policy is anticipated to result in more people looking to taxpayer-funded programs and the unrecoverable cost of treatment for the uninsured and underinsured will be shifted to those fully-covered with private insurance.

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Rosey Williams