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One way to garner bipartisan support for malpractice reform would be to focus on 'defensive medicine' and how it impacts overall costs, so experts say. (Photo: iStock)

Advocacy groups on both sides of the medical malpractice tort reform debate are heavily lobbying Congress about a House GOP bill to cap non-economic (pain and suffering) damages and create additional limitations in malpractice cases that involve care provided or subsidized by the federal government.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

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