Hawaii legislature advances medical tort reforms

By Linda J. Rasmussen, MD

AAOS grant helped push bill through House

Hawaii may be paradise for vacationers, but not for physicians. Island doctors are leaving at an alarming rate, citing low insurance reimbursements and increasing numbers of medical liability lawsuits. The result is that patient access to health care continues to decline.

This content is only available to members of the AAOS.

Please log in using the link at the top right corner of this page to access your exclusive AAOS member content.

Not a member? Become a member!