Hafemeister Addresses Omission of Medical Malpractice Reform in Health Care Law

While the federal health care reform law enacted in 2010 brought about a long list of changes to the health care system, it notably lacked substantial reforms targeting medical malpractice liability. University of Virginia law professor Thomas Hafemeister and co-author Joshua Hinckley Porter ’10 explore that omission in a new paper, “The Health Care Reform Act of 2010 and Medical Malpractice Liability: Worlds in Collision or Ships Passing in the Night?