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Illinois Senate hopeful still sees healthcare crisis

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 25, 2008
Litigation and high medical malpractice insurance rates are threatening access to healthcare in central and Southern Illinois, according U.S. Senate candidate and physician Steve Sauerberg. Sauerberg said many health professionals have retired or this region of Illinois because of litigation and high insurance costs, and added the area stands to lose even more in the future. He has introduced a health plan that includes establishing an administrative hearing process for malpractice claims.