Lift The Cap: How Fairly Compensating Injured Patients Will Save Taxpayer Dollars

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Analysis shows California will save up to nearly $18 million by reforming the state’s outdated cap on damages in medical malpractice cases. A study by Consumer Watchdog shows that Medicaid programs in states without a cap on compensation in medical negligence cases, and in states with exceptions to their cap, receive significantly higher reimbursements on average from medical malpractice judgments and settlements than do states with a cap.

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Greer Levin
Greer Levin
Greer Levin joined Consumer Watchdog in June 2019 as a patient safety advocate, where she organizes citizen advocates and provides research assistance to the Executive Director. Prior to her current position, Greer interned at the Justice Action Network in Washington, DC; The Children’s Village in Dobbs Ferry, New York; and Hope’s Door in White Plains, New York. While in college, Greer worked as an editor and operations manager at the Claremont Journal of Law and Public Policy. She received her BA in Legal Studies with a minor in Music from Scripps College.

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