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Tort reform won't reduce healthcare spending

Tort reform won't reduce healthcare spending

Tort reform: A perennial policy proposal to reduce America's sky-high healthcare costs. The idea is to legally limit damages from medical malpractice lawsuits, which would stop doctors from ordering unnecessary tests and procedures out of a fear of being sued. But as Aaron Carroll explains, there is a lot of evidence on this question, and it simply isn't true.

Check it out below. --Ryan Cooper