Summary: H.R.5434 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/24/2002)

Emergency Malpractice Liability Insurance Commission (EMLIC) Act - Establishes the Emergency Malpractice Liability Insurance Commission, whose purpose is to examine the causes of soaring medical malpractice premiums and propose a comprehensive strategy to combat the consequences. Directs the Commission to investigate the possible linkage between: (1) skyrocketing malpractice insurance premiums; (2) rising jury awards; (3) decreased accessibility and affordability of health care; and (4) a rise in the number of physicians moving, quitting, or retiring.