“Changing the tax policy to allow trial lawyers to deduct court costs and other expenses would cost taxpayers $1.5 billion and increase the cost of health care in our nation,” said J. James Rohack, MD, AMA Immediate Past-President. “This change would encourage trial attorneys to file more lawsuits.”
The NCMS joined 90 state and specialty societies in co-signing the letter, which was delivered to Sec. Geithner on Wednesday.
Click here to read the letter.
Click here to read the AMA press release, including additional comments from Dr. Rohack.