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Letters to the Editor

For Wednesday, July 3, 2013


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 03, 2013

~~<p><strong>Tort reform for doctors needed</strong></p>
<p>Because of the flood of newly insured due to the Affordable Care Act, next year's crisis du jour at the Legislature will be how to attract more doctors to Hawaii amid a nationwide doctor shortage. Our problem: Why would anyone move to a location with a high cost of living that pays below average? Why would a doctor move to a state that taxes medical services, and on top of all that targets those who do come with the specter of a predatory legal system?</p>
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Tort reform for doctors needed

Because of the flood of newly insured due to the Affordable Care Act, next year's crisis du jour at the Legislature will be how to attract more doctors to Hawaii amid a nationwide doctor shortage. Our problem: Why would anyone move to a location with a high cost of living that pays below average? Why would a doctor move to a state that taxes medical services, and on top of all that targets those who do come with the specter of a predatory legal system? Login for more...



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