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Cost Dynamics of the
Current Legal Environment
September 2010 issue of
estimates the cost of malpractice to be $55.6 billion ayear (2 percent of overall annualhealthcare spending).In a January 2010 Gallup study,physicians estimate defensive medicine tobe 26 percent of overall annual healthcarespending ($650 billion).
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COST OFDEFENSIVE MEDICINE