Let's Be Reasonable: Medical Expense Write-Offs and the Impact of the Collateral Source Rule

Spring 2012Article
Litigation Management Magazine

With the advent of President Obama’s sweeping healthcare legislation and other recent state and federal healthcare initiatives, availability and affordability of quality healthcare are at the forefront of many people’s minds. Unfortunately, while significant time and effort have been expended to correct some of the problems with our healthcare system, one of the most obvious and egregious examples of unfairness and inflation affecting healthcare and insurance costs remains — claimed medical expenses.