When it comes to passing federal medical liability reform legislation, most Modern Physician readers aren't too optimistic. That's based on an online reader poll conducted on ModernPhysician.com from Jan. 24 through today.
Doubts about liability reform's future
Of the 466 readers who took the poll, 144, or 31%, said medical liability reform legislation was “very unlikely” to pass Congress this year, and another 111, or 24%, said it was “somewhat unlikely.”
By comparison, less than half of the poll respondents felt good about liability reform’s chances. Some 133 readers, or 28%, said passage was “somewhat likely” while only 41, or 9%, said passage was “very likely.”
Some 37, or 8%, of the respondents said passage was “neither likely or unlikely.”
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