Government Relations Advocacy Updates

Each issue of the Government Relations Advocacy Update provides insights into legislative and judicial actions that impact medical liability and the practice of medicine. We are committed to providing an enduring national platform for advocacy for the medical profession.

Latest Issue: 2020 Year-End Review

Heading into 2020, The Doctors Company expected to address legislation impacting the practice of medicine and challenges to non-economic damages caps. By the end of the first quarter, we quickly pivoted to address the tidal wave of executive orders and legislation issued by governments in response to the global pandemic. COVID-19 interrupted the traditional legislative process, exponentially multiplied the number of emergency actions, and caused a surge of limited liability protection initiatives.

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Previous Issues

Summer/Fall 2020 Advocacy Update

Spring 2020 Advocacy Update

Winter 2019 Advocacy Update

October 2019 Advocacy Update

July 2019 Advocacy Update

April 2019 Advocacy Update

Track Legislation in Your State

More than 150,000 bills are introduced each year in state and federal legislatures. We continually monitor legislation that impacts our members and advocate on your behalf. See legislative activity in your state.

MICRA Alert

Protect healthcare cost and access for all: Oppose the so-called “Fairness for Injured Patients Act”

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