Nov 9, 2008

Texas Pushes Liability Protection Resolution

(ORLANDO) -- The Texas proposal to ensure that liability protection for physicians is equal to what may be offered to drug or medical devise manufacturers was well received this morning at the AMA House of Delegates. David Teuscher, MD, a Beaumont orthopedic surgeon, outlined the Texas plan (Resolution 201) in testimony before the AMA Reference Committee on Legislation. Listen to Dr. Teuscher explain the Texas position by clicking on the audio clip below.

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The full House of Delegates will take up the issue again tomorrow or Tuesday after the reference committee issues its recommendation. Be sure to follow TMA's live coverage of the house debate right here on Blogged Arteries.

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