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Administrative Compensation for Medical Injuries: Lessons from Three Foreign Systems

Several countries, including New Zealand, Sweden, and Denmark, have replaced litigation with administrative compensation systems for patients who experience an avoidable medical injury. Such "no fault" schemes enable patients to file claims for compensation without using an attorney. Read a brief and listen to a new podcast about these approaches, featuring interviews with author Michelle Mello, The Commonwealth Fund's Tony Shih, and former Harkness Fellow Marie Bismark.

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