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An unholy alliance

A View From the Edge

I received my medical insurance renewal quote the other day: up a whopping 20 percent. When I called the insurance company, I was told — in the middle of hints that “Obama-care made us do it” — that the real reason was that malpractice claims are up: “Doctors have more claims made against them.”

In other words, it is the doctors’ fault. Said another way, this is like “the devil made me do it.” Here are a few facts:

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