Health care costs have become a major issue of concern in the U.S. and defensive medicine practices have become a topic of increased interest among a variety of stakeholders. For this assignment visit the Ashford University Library and read the Hermer and Brody article titledDefensive medicine cost containment and reform. Identify the ways to contain health care costs as well as the potential to reduce costs associated with malpractice claims.Analyze the following:
This assignment provides an opportunity to gain understanding of two unique issues the Tort reform and defensive medicine practices. In addition you will discover how these two issues may contribute to the rising health care costs as well as the delivery of quality health care services from the perspectives of various stakeholders.