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Saturday, February 25, 2006

Malpractice Insurance Rates and Tort Reform

The Natchez Democrat says the malpractice rates in Mississippi are dropping and attributes it to the 2003 tort reform measure.

The company that insurance [sic] a majority of physicians in the state just announced a 5 percent decrease in rates for the upcoming year — along with a 10 percent refund on premiums from the current year. What’s more, the insurance company is also accepting new applicants — which bodes well for recruiting doctors to our community.

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