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LIA-015: Legislative Priorities for Medical Liability Reform

Legislative Priorities for Medical Liability Reform: The Wisconsin Medical Society recognizes the following priorities for medical liability reform:

  • Alternative approaches to birth-related injuries.
  • Broader financing mechanisms.
  • Reduction of physicians’ liability exposure.
  • Changes to the claims handling process.
  • Reform of the current tort system. (HOD, 0415)