Jeff Brunken discusses how rising healthcare costs can impact medical professional liability risks in this February 2016 issue of Medical Liability Monitor.
Recent reports showed that Americans have a high health cost burden relative to their incomes. The impact could be a number of things which can increase a physician’s medical professional liability risk:
- Consumers who bear a higher out-of-pocket cost for healthcare could have higher expectations
- Impact of patients’ compliance with physician-care recommendations
- Physician practices now must collect larger sums from patients which can further strain physician- patient relations
To read more, download the full article here: Brunken – Medical Liability Monitor – February 2016 (pdf).