Journal article

National Costs Of The Medical Liability System

Michelle M Mello, Amitabh Chandra, Atul A Gawande, David M Studdert

Health Affairs | PROJECT HOPE | Published : 2010


Awarded by National Institute on Aging

Funding Acknowledgements

Michelle Mello is supported by a Robert Wood Johnson Investigator Award in Health Policy Research; Amitabh Chandra and Atul Gawande by the National Institute on Aging, Grant no. PO1-AG19783, and the Taubman Center at Harvard University; Atul Gawande by the Harvard Risk Management Foundation; and David Studdert by a Federation Fellowship from the Australian Research Council. The authors do not view it as a conflict of interest, but they nonetheless disclose that Studdert and Mello received consulting fees from the American Medical Risk Insurance Company. The authors thank Ronen Avraham, Tom Baker, Jeff Driver, Bob Hartwig, Jim Hinton, David Hyman, Allen Kachalia, Peggy Martin, and Charlie Silver for providing valuable information.