Albuquerque Journal: Senate endorses revised medical malpractice bill
SANTA FE — A proposal to overhaul New Mexico’s medical malpractice law won Senate approval on a 36-5 vote late Thursday and now heads back to the House.
Albuquerque Journal: Medical malpractice compromise heads to Senate floor
SANTA FE – Hospitals, physicians and trial lawyers unveiled a complex agreement Wednesday that would reshape New Mexico’s medical malpractice law – a compromise intended to break an impasse over how to better protect patients and ensure health care providers
Progress Now: Family Bake Sales Subsidize Corporate Payouts
There is no justice in our medical system. We live in a world where families are holding car washes and bake sales to pay for deaths and medical expenses for their loved ones.
Albuquerque Journal: Overhaul of medical malpractice law debated
SANTA FE – As the session enters its final weeks, New Mexico legislators are evaluating two starkly different proposals aimed at ensuring doctors can afford insurance for medical malpractice claims
NY TIMES: As Patients Struggle With Bills, Hospital Sues Thousands…
CARLSBAD, N.M. — The first time Carlsbad Medical Center sued Misti Price, she was newly divorced and working two jobs to support her three young children.
Las Cruces Sun News: Local hospitals have placed employees on temporary…
LAS CRUCES - Local hospitals have placed employees on temporary leave or furlough as the facilities have reduced operations to focus on dealing with the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Albuquerque Journal: Hospitals should not be part of malpractice fund
House Bill 75, which recently passed the N.M. House of Representatives, will eliminate hospitals from the list of providers eligible to obtain coverage under the Medical Malpractice Act.