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HAP Memo 15-08
Mcare settlement implementation process begins April 1 (Apr 2015)


Summary of Mcare Settlement Implementation Process
Outline of the settlement implementation and sample documents for hospitals (Apr 2015)


Letter to Insurance Department
On 2016 Mcare Limits (Mar 2015)


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HAPAC and HAPAC-Federal are the political action committees of HAP. Participation in HAPAC helps HAP communicate to lawmakers the vital role that health care facilities and their employees play in their communities every day. Learn more

HAP is one of the strongest voices in support of medical and other legal liability reform. In each legislative session, HAP works with key like-minded business, insurance, and health organizations to advance a meaningful liability reform agenda.

Concerns about Pennsylvania’s legal system have been raised nationally. The commonwealth’s legal climate was ranked below 36 other states by the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for Legal Reform.

HAP and its allies are committed to improving the state's civil justice system by elevating awareness of key liability challenges and advocating for legal reform in the legislature and in the courts. Creating even-handed laws and courts will benefit all Pennsylvanians by attracting jobs and helping to ensure access to health care, while at the same time delivering justice to those who have been harmed by others.

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March 20, 2017

AAMC Annual Report: Projected Shortfall of Physicians Continues to Grow

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently released an updated report that projects that, for the third consecutive year, physician demand will continue to grow faster than the U.S. supply of physicians.

February 28, 2017

U.S. House Committee Seeks to Tackle Health Care Costs through Liability Reform

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee today advanced comprehensive medical liability reform legislation intended to improve access to quality, affordable health care. The Congressional Budget Office said the reforms would reduce the federal deficit by tens of billions of dollars over the next decade.


February 03, 2017

HAP to Play Key Role in New Effort to bring Medical Liability Reform to the Commonwealth

In response to longstanding concerns about Pennsylvania’s legal climate, The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) has joined with the state’s leading business and medical voices to form the Pennsylvania Coalition for Civil Justice Reform (PCCJR). 


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