Media Center

The HCLA is on the front lines of the medical liability reform debate and are available for interviews and insight on how our nation’s broken system hurts patients and physicians. Our spokespersons include physicians, insurance and health care industry experts, policy experts and others.

HCLA spokespeople are available to address:

  How medical liability reform will help preserve patient access to quality medical care.
  How medical liability reform will help bring down health care costs and reduce the federal deficit.
  Medical liability reform legislation pending at the state and federal levels.
  Successful medical liability reform laws enacted at the state level that can be used as models for federal legislation.
  Alternative/non-traditional reforms such as health courts, safe harbors, apology laws, etc.

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The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) applauded Congress and the Administration for supporting passage of medical liability reform in the 115th Congress.

 PDF – Published: 03/02/17

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today announced its support of the Protecting Access to Care Act, a comprehensive medical liability reform bill introduced by Representative Steve King (R-IA).

 PDF – Published: 02/24/17

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access and its grassroots membership of patients and physicians welcomed the inclusion of medical liability reforms, including reasonable limits on non-economic damages, in the report issued today by the GOP Health Care Task Force.

 PDF – Published: 06/22/16

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access applauds Congress for passing legislation that will improve the nation’s medical liability climate and ensure greater access to care for patients.

 PDF – Published: 04/15/15

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today pledged support for the newly introduced Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act and applauded Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) for her leadership in reintroducing this bill in the 114th Congress.

 PDF – Published: 02/10/15

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today began running targeted radio ads in support of Joni Ernst, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate from Iowa and key supporter of making meaningful and comprehensive changes to medical liability laws in order to ensure patient access to quality medical care.

 PDF – Published: 10/17/14

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today endorsed legislation introduced in the House of Representatives that will curb medical lawsuit abuse and help ensure continued patient access to care.

 PDF – Published: 04/18/13

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today endorsed legislation introduced in the House of Representatives that will curb medical lawsuit abuse and help ensure continued patient access to care.

 PDF – Published: 04/18/15