The end of the year 2002 was marked by a wind of revolt among French doctors. At the root of their dissatisfaction, a lack of manpower made it even more difficult by the holiday season approaches the one hand and the expiration of their contracts of insurance at December 31 on the other. The law Kouchner of March 4, 2002 on the rights of patients requires physicians to ensure individually to meet the claims of victims of the therapeutic hazard. But the withdrawal of many insurers in a market they consider too risky and soaring insurance carried by the temporary group health insurance (GTAM), created in November to remedy this situation has many doctors unable to renew their liability insurance. The National Union of Gynecologists and Obstetricians of France (NUGOF) described as "extortion" the attitude of insurers and reinsurers that "mortgage viability" of some firms.
[...] In the newsletter of the Institute Curie, Dr Dominique Stoppa-Lyonnet, head of cancer genetics at the Institute Curie, returns on several points: The test used by Myriad Genetics is flawed: The declaration of the Institute Curie following a publication in the Journal of Medical Genetics denouncing the shortcomings of the test developed by American society. Last June, it appeared that the industrial method of direct sequencing proposed by Myriad Genetics did not detect all mutations to 20% would be ignored by the test. [...]
[...] Medical liability: The law on liability insurance medical preparedness plans to share costs between the state and insurers in cases of nosocomial infections, the latter compensating up to 25% permanent disability. Beyond that is the National Compensation Medical (ONIAM) who will take over). The FFSA has for its part announced by late November the Group of temporary medical insurance (GTAM). This pool of coinsurance liability civil should gather medical fifteen insurers is aimed at health care facilities and health professionals. [...]
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[...] It depicts the efforts of the Republican Party to limit the remedies in cases of medical errors as an attempt to protect the insurance industry at the expense of patients. Today the power play Republican camp only a few seats and remains fragile. The adoption of the reform by the Senate is not a foregone conclusion. This reform stages the confrontation of two of the most powerful lobbies in the United States. Doctors with the White House have adopted the positions and lawyers whose attitude is regularly denounced by George W. [...]
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